ERIC Number: ED261209
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Economics and Equity in Employment of People with Disabilities: International Policies and Practices. Proceedings from the Symposium (East Lansing, Michigan, April 28-May 2, 1984).
Habeck, Rochelle V., Ed.; And Others
This volume contains the following presentations: "An Overview of Policy Issues," by Donald Galvin; "Policies for the Employment of Disabled People,' by Norman Acton; "A Corporate Perspective," by Jane Belau; "The Future of Work for People with Disabilities--A View from Great Britain," by Paul Cornes; "A Sociopolitical Perspective," by Harlan Hahn; "Employer Initiatives--Policy Approaches," by Kenneth Mitchell; "A Review of U.S. Corporate-Sponsored Programs for Accommodation and Early Intervention," by Frederick Collignon; "A Disability Management Program for Employees: The Federal Government as Employer," by L. Deno Reed and Richard P. Melia; "The AFL-CIO as a Partner in Employment for Disabled People," by Rod DuChemin; "Early Rehabilitation in the Workplace," by Juhani Karjula;"Impact of Employee Assistance and Risk Management on Disability Costs," by Edward J. Hester; "Employer Initiatives--Policy Implementation," by David Evert; "Pilkington Group PLC Rehabilitation Scheme," by D. M. Jones; "A Transitional Work Center at the Workplace," by Ken Wright; "An Assessment System that Matches Abilities with Job Requirements to Facilitate Reintegration of Disabled People into Employment," by Erich Mittelsten Scheid; "How to Develop a System to Adapt Work Sites," by Gerd Elmfeldt; "Government Initiatives," by Robert McConnell; "Employment in the Context of Disability Policy," by John H. Noble, Jr.; "Quota System Policy in the Federal Republic of Germany," by Kurt-Alphons Jochheim; "The Japanese Quota System and the Role of the National Association for the Employment of the Handicapped," by Ryosuke Matsui; "Affirmative Action Policy in the United States," by David L. Brigham; "Ontario Workers' Compensation Board Vocational Rehabilitation Division: Service Strategies," by John D. Carroll; "Hoensbroeck Vocational Training Centre," by Jan Albers; "Partnership Initiatives," by Herb Mosher; "The Swedish Approach to Employing the Disabled," by Birger Sjostrom; "GIRPEH: A New Approach to a Social Problem: Employment for the Handicapped," by Annick Mallet; "The Projects with Industries Approach," by Jim Geletka; "The Kodak Approach," by Robert Jones; "A Partnership Approach to Unite the Private and Public Sectors to Achieve Employment Goals for Disabled People," by Geraldine H. Gobeli; "A View of Vocational Rehabilitation in Poland: The Invalids' Cooperatives," by Chrisann Schiro Geist and Glen Geist; "REMPLOY--Its Work and Its People," by Terry True; "Strategies to Facilitate the Transition from School to Employment of Disabled Young People," by Trevor R. Parmenter; and "Future Trends and the Implications for Policy and Employment of Disabled Persons," by Frank Bowe. Also included are reactors' comments to various papers and a series of papers summarizing symposium outcomes and recommendations for the future. Appendixes contain various components of the ERTOMIS assessment system and a list of presenters. (MN)
Descriptors: Affirmative Action, Change Strategies, Cooperative Planning, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Educational Needs, Educational Opportunities, Educational Planning, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Employment Opportunities, Employment Patterns, Employment Practices, Employment Programs, Employment Services, Equal Education, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Government Role, Government School Relationship, Needs Assessment, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Public Policy, School Business Relationship, Trend Analysis, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Univ. Center for International Rehabilitation.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; Japan; Poland; Sweden; United Kingdom (Great Britain); United States; West Germany