ERIC Number: ED329063
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Oct
Project Directors' Annual Meeting. Conference Proceedings (2nd, Washington, D.C., October 9-10, 1986).
Chadsey-Rusch, Janis, Ed.; Levy, Merle, Ed.
This volume provides an overview of the proceedings of a 1986 meeting which looked at Transition Institute at Illinois programs that help students with disabilities move into postsecondary study or work, discussed how participants could receive technical assistance, and disseminated project information. Included are the agenda, the findings from the program evaluation, a review of applied research, a summary of technical assistance programs, and a list of participants. Included are the following papers: "Secondary Special Education and Transition from School to Work: A National Priority" (Frank R. Rusch and L. Allen Phelps); "Looking Ahead" (the keynote presentation by G. Thomas Bellamy); "Model Program Evaluation Research Program" (Phelps and Jane Dowling); "Meta-analysis of Secondary Special Education and Transitional Services" (Laird W. Heal); "Student Assessment Research Program" (Robert Linn and Lizanne DeStefano); "Needed Research on the Evaluation of Special Education Transition Programs" (Robert Stake); "Research Priorities in Secondary Special Education and Transitional Services: A National Survey" (Rusch, Jeffrey McNair, and DeStefano); "History of Federal Transition Policy" (DeStefano and Dale Snauwaert); "Social Ecology of the Workplace: Direct Observation of Handicapped and Nonhandicapped Workers" (Janis Chadsey-Rusch); "Parent Survey: Identification and Validation of Transition Issues" (McNair and Rusch); "The Sonoma County Transition Project" (Gail O'Connor); "Secondary Educational and Transitional Services for Handicapped Youth" (Don Hulbert);"Hawaii Transition Project" (Robert Stodden); "The Electronics Industry Enclave Project" (Larry Rhodes); "The Vocational Rehabilitation and Transition Process for Learning Disabled Youth: A Case History Approach" (Patricia Patton and Louise Reifman); "Project Employment" (Patricia Catapano); "Employment Retention Program" (Robert Gaylord-Ross); "Postsecondary Interaction Model for Learning Disabilities" (Mary Morris and Jan Leuenberger); "Illinois Competitive Employment Project" (Tom Lagomarcino); "Project REDDY: Real Employment Alternatives for Developmentally Disabled Youth" (Dianne E. Berkell). (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Champaign. Secondary Transition Intervention Effectiveness Inst.