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ERIC Number: ED259523
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 444
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Competitive Employment for Persons with Mental Retardation: From Research to Practice. Volume I.
Wehman, Paul, Ed.; Hill, Janet W., Ed.
Twenty-one papers address issues related to competitive employment of persons with mental retardation. The papers are grouped into four distinct sections having the following headings: general papers, transition from school to work, parent involvement, and behavioral training strategies. The individual papers are as follows: "Critical Values in Employment Programs for Persons with Developmental Disabilities" (P. Wehman and M. Moon); "A Supported Work Approach to Competitive Employment of Individuals with Moderate and Severe Handicaps" (P. Wehman and J. Kregel); "Supported Work Model of Competitive Employment for Mentally Retarded Persons: Implications for Rehabilitative Services" (W. Revell et al); "Demographic Analyses Related to Successful Job Retention for Competitively Employed Persons Who Are Mentally Retarded" (J. Hill et al); "Differential Reasons for Job Separation of Previously Employed Mentally Retarded Persons across Measured Intelligence Levels" (J. Hill et al); "An Analysis of Monetary and Nonmonetary Outcomes Associated with Competitive Employment of Mentally Retarded Persons" (M. Hill et al); "Time Limited Training and Supported Employment: A Model for Redistributing Existing Resources for Persons with Severe Disabilities" (M. Hill et al); "School to Work: A Vocational Transition Model for Handicapped Youth" (P. Wehman et al); "What is the Employment Outlook for Young Adults with Mental Retardation after Leaving School?" (P. Wehman et al); "Toward the Employability of Severely Handicapped Children and Youth" (P. Wehman); "Community Integration of Young Adults with Mental Retardation: Transition from School to Adulthood" (J. Kregel et al); "Transition from School to Work for Individuals with Severe Handicaps: A Follow-up Study" (P. Wehman et al); "Unemployment among Handicapped Youth: What Is the Role of the Public Schools?" (P. Wehman and J. Barcus); "Parent/Guardian Attitudes toward the Working Conditions of Their Mentally Retarded Children" (J. Hill et al); "Factors Influencing Parents' Vocational Aspirations for Their Mentally Retarded Children" (J. Seyfarth et al); "Helping Your Child with Severe Developmental Disabilities Receive Vocational Training and Employment: Guidelines for Parents" (M. Moon and A. Beale); "Assessment of Parental Concerns Regarding the Skill Deficits of Their Competitively Employed Child" (M. Shafer et al); "Developing Appropriate Social-Interpersonal Skills in a Mentally Retarded Worker" (M. Shafer et al); "The Development of Automated Banking Services for Mentally Retarded Persons: A Pilot Study" (M. Shafer et al); "A Demonstration of the Acceptability of Applied Behavior Analysis in a Natural Job Environment" (V. Brooke et al); and "The Development of Punctuality in a Mentally Retarded Worker through Self-Recording" (M. Shafer and V. Brooke). (CL)
Virginia Commonwealth University, Rehabilitation Research and Training Center, 1314 W. Main St., Richmond, VA 23284 ($8.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - General; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.; Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Research Projects Branch.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond. Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.
Note: Sections I-IV have also been processed separately, see EC 180 260-263.