ERIC Number: ED260238
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Extending Horizons: Student Paths to Employment. Research and Development Series No. 257B.
McKinney, Lorella A.; Vreeburg, Margaretha
This workbook for the handicapped person involved in the transition from education to work, five other companion documents, and an inservice guide comprise a series developed for assisting disabled persons in their transition from school to work. This guidebook is intended for use by the student either independently or with guidance from a support team leader, the classroom teacher, or counselor. An introduction is followed by sections on understanding one's team, exploring careers, getting ready for the world of work, looking for jobs, surviving on the job, and understanding the laws that affect handicapped youth. Each section contains information, suggestions, activities, and worksheets. A bibliography concludes the workbook. (YLB)
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Individualized Programs, Job Application, Job Placement, Job Search Methods, Job Skills, Postsecondary Education, Resource Staff, School Community Relationship, Secondary Education, Social Support Groups, Special Education, Vocational Education, Workbooks
National Center Publications, Box F, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (RD257B--$2.75).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.