ERIC Number: ED308317
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Resources To Facilitate the Transition of Learners with Special Needs from School-to-Work or Postsecondary Education.
Kallembach, Sheri C., Comp.
This document is intended to assist state and local administrators and other persons working with special needs persons in strengthening the transition of learners with special needs to workplaces and continuing education programs. Most of the literature and resources cited pertain to transition for youth and adults who are handicapped or disabled, although some resources pertain to transition for students who are disadvantaged or limited English proficient. The materials included in this guide were located through searching computerized databases; reading electronic bulletin boards; identifying article references and journals; contacting publishing companies, associations, and organizations; contacting selected state and federal special needs transition projects; and interviewing state personnel responsible for vocational education for persons who are handicapped, disadvantaged, and limited English proficient. For each entry, an annotation is provided, along with the price and ordering information whenever possible. Resources listed include print resources (general literature on school-to-work transition; specific aspects/components of transition; professional resources such as bibliographies, directories, and resource guides; journals; newsletters; agencies, associations, and organizations; centers for educational information/services; clearinghouses; computer-based networks; databases; projects; national networks; and professional networks. An appendix gives resource addresses. (KC)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Community Resources, Curriculum, Curriculum Study Centers, Databases, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Educational Resources, Federal Programs, Guides, Institutional Cooperation, Job Placement, Limited English Speaking, Newsletters, Nonprofit Organizations, Organizations (Groups), Parent Participation, Periodicals, Postsecondary Education, Program Descriptions, Secondary Education, Staff Development, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Vocational Followup
National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Materials Distribution Service, Western Illinois University, 46 Horrabin Hall, Macomb, IL 61455.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.
Note: A product of the Technical Assistance for Special Populations Program, University of Illinois, Champaign.