ERIC Number: ED316010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Workers with Special Needs: An Overview. Module I. Job Match: Together for Good Business.
Thorson, James A.; Faison, Karen
Intended for use with business and industry personnel, the training module is part of a kit designed to demonstrate how individuals with disabilities and older persons can be assimilated successfully into the labor force. This module provides an overview of the problems of persons with disabilities and older workers. It defines each of these groups, discusses common myths and stereotypes, provides factual information on actual performance, explains the major issues affecting these workers, and lists the benefits of hiring individuals with special needs for the individuals themselves, for employers, and for society. An introduction explains how to use the module providing information on desired competency of participants in the training sessions, the target audience, instructional objectives, materials, preparation, and sequence of instruction. An appendix provides definitions of major physical and mental disabilities. About 75 references. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Community; Practitioners
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Univ., Omaha. Center for Applied Urban Research.
Note: For related documents, see EC 230 015-020. Parts of the document have small print.