ERIC Number: ED217608
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education for Handicapped Youth: An Idea Packet.
Utah State Univ., Salt Lake City. Intermountain Plains Regional Resource Center.
The manual is designed to help administrators plan for the full spectrum of appropriate services needed in vocational education programs for handicapped students in secondary schools. Section I focuses on the functions of the program for the student with a list of components and recommended practices relating to assessment for direct service (including psychoeducational, adaptive, medical, career, prevocational, and vocational assessment/evaluation); individualized education program (IEP); and least restrictive environment. Section II outlines components and recommended practices for regular vocational education, adapted vocational education, special vocational education (self contained), individual vocational training, temporary vocational training, and work activity center programs. Information is provided on IEP development and implementation, delivery options, and support services. A third section contains information on components, recommended practices, and local resources for appraisal materials and equipment, social/adaptive behavior materials and equipment, prevocational/vocational materials and equipment, and adaptive equipment and adapted work settings. Section IV points out the components and recommended practices for marketing, job placement, followup, and related services. A final section consists of an annotated bibliography of assessment and curriculum resources. Appended are a description of the Laramie County (Wyoming) school/community work study program and a brochure on the 70001 Ltd. youth employment company. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Utah State Univ., Salt Lake City. Intermountain Plains Regional Resource Center.