ERIC Number: ED217211
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Trainer's Guide for Students with Exceptional Needs in Work Experience Education Programs.
Anderlini, Lyn Starr; Dougan, Patricia
This training guide is designed to provide strategies and resources for involving work experience education (WEE) coordinators and special educators in the cooperative development and improvement of WEE for students with exceptional needs. Addressed in the guide are the following topics: an overview of the training program, why students with exceptional needs need WEE, laws and regulations governing WEE, the vocational assessment process, work experience training, the employment phase of WEE, what happens to WEE students with exceptional needs after they graduate, issues and considerations in implementing WEE, cooperative WEE, curriculum supporting WEE, community action, and a plan of action. Each section contains trainer's notes, background information pertaining to key concepts to be covered, and resources. Also provided are a needs survey and a course content outline. (A companion discussion of issues in WEE for students with exceptional needs is available separately--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Community Action, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordinators, Curriculum, Disabilities, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Strategies, Federal Legislation, Inservice Teacher Education, Job Placement, Outcomes of Education, Program Content, Program Development, Program Implementation, Program Improvement, School Community Relationship, Special Education, Special Needs Students, State Legislation, Student Needs, Student Placement, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.; Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Resource Center West, Los Angeles, CA.
Identifiers - Location: California