ERIC Number: ED311683
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
How To Work and Live in the Real World: Basic Steps for Youth with Handicaps and Their Parents and Teachers.
Patton, Patricia L.; And Others
This booklet is for young people with handicaps who are getting ready to graduate from high school and begin working and living in the adult world, with special focus on individuals with cultural differences. The booklet provides advice on completing preliminary, essential tasks of adult living. It also explains the services of various agencies providing adult vocational and independent living programs, such as vocational rehabilitation, social security, and developmental disabilities agencies. Specific sections of the booklet cover how to: obtain a birth certificate, apply for a social security card, obtain a California identification card, obtain a work permit, obtain a vocational program at school, include an individualized transition plan in the Individualized Education Program, obtain a bus pass, learn about bus schedules and bus routes, obtain a driver's license, get help from adult agencies, get a job, keep a job, and get help if the student is not English speaking. (JDD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Parents; Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Diego State Univ., CA. Dept. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: California