ERIC Number: ED310571
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
The World of Work: Is There a Match between Vocational Preparation and Employer Expectations?
Wilgosh, L.; And Others
The first part of the paper describes research addressing whether there is a match between vocational preparation and employer expectations for individuals having disabilities, with emphasis on research performed in Alberta, Canada. Research goals include the identification of generic and/or specific skills and behaviors for vocational training of individuals with disabilities. The second part of the paper addresses discrepancies between vocational training and actual job success and proposes additional and alternative strategies for ensuring greater success of workers with disabilities in the competitive workplace. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Baine, David, Ed.; And Others. Alternative Futures for the Education of Students with Severe Disabilities (Edmonton, Canada, May 6-8, 1987). For proceedings, see EC 220 763; for other selected papers, see ED 220 764-782.