ERIC Number: ED288266
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Programs in Practice. Collaborative Planning: Transition from School to Work. National Leadership Institute for Personnel in Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Handicapped.
Simpson, Frank, Ed.; And Others
Developed as part of a project to encourage state-wide collaborative agreements between education and rehabilitation agencies involved in the transition of blind and visually handicapped students (ages 16-25) from school into the work force, the report describes 18 programs diverse in location, design, funding, philosophy, and administration that facilitate this transition. Some programs are based in agencies and schools for blind and visually impaired persons, while others are university or public school based. Individual programs are described under the following headings: "Toward a State Transition Plan" (Arkansas); "Project Work Ability" (California); "Factors in the Development of Rural Transition Programs" (Maryland); "Community-Based Training: A Component of Career Education for Deaf-Blind Youth" (Massachusetts); "Royal Maid Collaborates" (Mississippi); "Agreement of Cooperation" (Nebraska); "Youth in Transition, Inc." (Nevada); "A Career Awareness Experience--Adventures to the Future" (New York); "Summer Employment in Industry" (New York); "Lifeprints" (Oregon); "Mobile Work Crews" (Oregon); "State Transition Coalition" (Oregon); "Technical Assistance as a Catalyst for Staff Training and Supported Work Program Development" (Tennessee); "The Industrial Enclave" (Texas); "Don't Give Those Kids Fish! Teach 'em How to Fish!" (Texas); "Project STEER" (Virginia); "Supported Employment" (Virginia); "Career Awareness and Work Experience" (Washington). Under each heading is a lead question which is answered in the program description. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers; Administrators
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Foundation for the Blind, New York, NY.
Note: For related documents, see ED 200 518 and EC 200 754.