ERIC Number: ED284378
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Replicating Jobs in Business and Industry for Persons with Disabilities. Volume Two.
Tindall, Lloyd W; And Others
This publication provides information about jobs performed in business and industry by persons with disabilities. The first section suggests ways to use the guide. Section 2 lists 70 job descriptions, each of which includes information on the following: the type of job, disability of the person performing the job, company information, job requirements, job information, significant duties, and special considerations. The jobs listed include accountants, clerk/ typists, cooks, counselors, machine operators, maintenance workers, business owners and operators, production workers, and program managers and administrators. Disabilities of individuals performing these jobs include absence of limbs, autism, blindness, cerebral palsy, deafness, emotional problems, hearing impairments, learning disabilities, mental illness, mental retardation, multiple handicaps, multiple sclerosis, paraplegia, polio, quadraplegia, and visual impairment. The third section discusses the vocational transition process, detailing elements of an effective vocational transition, and providing descriptions of specific programs and effective evaluation procedures. The fourth section lists resources. Appendices present a job replication form (which elicits information about jobs being performed by disabled persons) and a form for supplying names of employers who hire disabled persons. (CB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Parents
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Vocational Studies Center.
Note: For volume 1, see ED 276 224.