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ERIC Number: ED261209
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Jul
Pages: 237
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
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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)
Human Resources Center, I.U. Willets Road, Albertson, NY 11507 ($3.50, plus $1.50 postage and handling).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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