ERIC Number: ED245473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Implementing a Comprehensive Secondary Career/Vocational Program Model for LD Adolescents: Career Opportunities.
Minotti, Anthony T.
The paper describes a career program to develop academic, social, and attitudinal skills in secondary level learning disabled students. The program philosophy focuses on the development of appropriate personal social skills, independent living skills, and career awareness through occupational guidance and preparation. The career education program takes place in four stages: career academics, career experiences, career training, and career preparation or implementation. Criteria for a vocational assessment program and objectives for individualized vocational training are outlined. A high school special education vocational program is briefly described, and various vocational training sites are considered. Also presented are lists, of the roles and responsibilities of the individualized vocational teacher, the prevocational evaluator, and the vocational consultant. (SW)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (62nd, Washington, DC, April 23-27, 1984).