ERIC Number: ED327990
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Readings in Ecosocial Development.
Gaylord-Ross, Robert, Ed.; And Others
Forty-one readings are presented on the social ecology variables and interventions that characterize the life of persons with disabilities. The readings are grouped into six categories dealing respectively with background, assessment of student-centered variables, interventions relating to student-centered variables, program-centered variables, system-centered variables, and research methodology. Selected papers include: "An Ecosocial View of School and Work: Social Skills, Social Support, and Quality of Life" (Robert Gaylord-Ross and others); "Functional Assessment: Dynamic and Domain Properties" (Gaylord-Ross and Diane Browder); "Contextually Based Social Skill Training for Learning Disabled Youth" (Gaylord-Ross and others); "Vocational and Transition Issues for Seriously Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents and Young Adults" (Michael Bullis and Gaylord-Ross); "Social Skills Training with Handicapped Adults: A Reformulation of a Construct" (Tom Gumpel); "The Community Vocational Training Program: A Transition Program for Youths with Mild Handicaps" (Shepherd Siegel and others); "Research Breakthrough Reduces Turnover among Entry-Level Employees" (Siegel and John Sullivan); "The Supported Employment Consortium: An Analysis of an Interagency Advisory Group" (Renee Cameto); and "Visual Inspection and Statistical Analysis in Single Case Designs" (Hyun-Sook Park and others). A 20-item bibliography is included in addition to the references accompanying each reading. (JDD)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Ecological Factors, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Quality of Life, Research Methodology, Social Influences, Student Evaluation, Supported Employment, Teaching Methods, Transitional Programs, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: San Francisco State Univ., CA.