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ERIC Number: ED276201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-May
Pages: 26
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Preparation of Professionals and Career Development for the Disabled. Section V.
Sanders, Charles D.; And Others
This document contains five papers about resources, support systems, and advocacy presented at a national conference about the nonwhite disabled. The papers and authors are: (1) "A College-Based Rehabilitation Training Program for Working with the Nonwhite Disabled" (C. D. Sanders)--program components include attention to sensitivity training, communication skills, multicultural awareness, techniques of self-disclosure, and client counselor relationships; (2) "A Model for Training Speech-Language Pathologists to Meet the Unique Needs of Minority Individuals" (K. T. Payne)--the proposed model emphasizes clinical and leadership training for graduate level course work; (3) "Providing Access for Nonwhite Disabled Students to Community College Programs" (S. T. Vernon) describes the Center for Disabled Student Services of Chicago City-Wide College which has developed a model for service delivery that involves recruitment, intake assessment, orientation, referral services and direct services; (4) "Non-Traditional Career Approaches for Disabled Nonwhite Persons (S. Kapur) discusses strategies such as on-the-job training, pay remuneration at graduated levels as students master tasks, and a "school leavers program"; and (5) "Work Experience Program for Disabled Students in the CUNY System: Implications for the Nonwhite Disabled" (G. F. Wolinsky et al.) describes a model program that allows disabled college students to experience short-term unsubsidized employment and helps them develop skills in personal budgeting, banking, and self-support plans to cope with life. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Support Staff; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Walker, Sylvia, Ed. And Others. Equal to the Challenge: Perspectives, Problems, and Strategies in the Rehabilitation of the Nonwhite Disabled. Proceedings of the National Conference of the Howard University Model to Improve Rehabilitation Services to Minority Populations with Handicapping Conditions (1984); see EC 190 962.