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ERIC Number: ED266285
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Jan
Pages: 24
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Deafness: A Guide for Employers & Employment Counselors.
Terzian, Aram L.; Saari, Marjorie E.
This booklet is intended to assist employers and employment counselors in learning more about deafness. The material discusses the myths and stereotypes surrounding hearing-impaired persons and shows how, through accommodations in the workplace, deaf and hard-of-hearing persons can become reliable and productive employees. Addressed in the individual sections of the guide are the following topics: the meaning of the terms deafness, hearing impairment, and hard-of-hearing; ways of overcoming communication barriers; things deaf persons are capable of doing; the benefits of hiring and upgrading deaf workers; the Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) and deaf persons; biographical sketches of deaf persons at work; and primary resources available to persons employing and/or counseling deaf individuals. (MN)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Counselors; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: New Jersey State Dept. of Labor, Trenton.
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Inst. of Management and Labor Relations.