ERIC Number: ED256143
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Careers in Service to Exceptional Individuals.
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
The manual is intended to provide an overview of career working with exceptional persons. An introduction reviews basic terms and summarizes types of disabilities. Section II focuses on careers in the schools, with information on roles and training of special education teachers, teacher aides, administrators and supervisors, college faculty, and teachers of gifted students. Among health-related professionals covered are physical therapists, occupational therapists, rehabilitation counselors, and creative arts therapists. The importance of understanding disabilities in any occupation is emphasized. A final section lists resources for more information on careers. (CL)
Descriptors: Administrators, Ancillary School Services, Careers, Counselors, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Specialists, Therapists
The Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($4.00, Publication No. B702).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.