ERIC Number: ED267821
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
Reference Count: 0
From School to Working Life: Resources and Services. Reference Circular No. 86-1.
Gibson, Merrillyn, Comp.
Disabled students preparing for the transition from high school to working life will find current, practical information in this reference circular, which was prepared to facilitate the transition to higher education or directly to a work situation. The information is arranged according to three basic transition models: (1) without special services; (2) with time-limited services; and (3) with ongoing services. The first section includes: Sources of Financial Aid for Disabled College Students; College Handbooks of Interest to Disabled Students; Handicapped Students' Rights under Federal Law; and Books in Special Media on Career Planning and Job Searching. The second section includes discussions and references on: Job Training, Placement, and Career Matching Services; Employment Networks and Information Referral Centers; Federal Programs; State Vocational Rehabilitation Agencies; and the Randolph-Sheppard Vending Facility Program. The third section includes discussions and references to nationally and locally supported employment programs. Information relating to all three models in the fourth section includes brief descriptions of adapted and special equipment and sources for additional information, as well as a reprint of The Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as Amended, Sections 501, 502, 503, and 504, Subpart B. (THC)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.