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ERIC Number: ED264703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Career Awareness and Preparation: A Group Effort.
McConnell, J.
Career development and awareness issues for visually impaired students are explored. The developmental nature of career development is analyzed. Career development is seen as a lifelong process beginning with the parents and proceeding with prevocational activities at the elementary level. Changing emphases at the junior high level and the high school level are noted. The contributions of vocational counselors and school guidance counselors are considered. Also discussed are the benefits of summer work experience programs. In addition, the need for teamwork among parents, teachers, vocational instructors, mobility instructors, medical personnel and others is stressed. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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Note: In: Sykanda, A.M., Ed.; And Others. Insight in Sight: Proceedings of the Conference on the Visually Impaired Child (5th, Vancouver, British Columbia, October 18-20, 1984). For proceedings, see ED 260 566.