ERIC Number: ED218871
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Education of the Handicapped Adolescent: Report on the Results of the [Project's] First Phase, 1976-1979.
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
One hundred thirty statements make up the report on educational programs for handicapped adolescents in OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) member countries. Part I reviews various approaches and strategies in terms of the normalization principle, legal measures, and administrative organization and funding of services. The process of integration is discussed as it relates to change in attitudes, service delivery, and teaching styles. Part II describes the school's role in vocational education and facilitating the transition to working life. A final part points out areas for further study including the nature of parental contributions to decisions about their children's programs. (SB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Trends, Foreign Countries, Job Placement, Mainstreaming, Research Needs, Secondary Education, Special Education, Vocational Education
Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development, 2, rue Andre Pascal, Paris Cedex 16, France (no price quoted).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris (France). Centre for Educational Research and Innovation.
Note: Report was presented to the Members of the CERI Governing Board (21st session, November 15-16, 1979). Print is poor in parts.