ERIC Number: ED337974
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities.
Nathanson, Jeanne H., Ed.
OSERS News in Print, v4 n1 Sum 1991
This newsletter theme issue contains several articles on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. "Supported Education for People with Psychiatric Disabilities...Issues and Implications" (Karen V. Unger) describes three prototypes for postsecondary education of individuals with psychiatric disabilities--the self-contained classroom, on-site support, and mobile support. "Postsecondary Education for Students Who Are Deaf...A Summary of a National Study" (John G. Schroedel and Douglas Watson) describes four study components: the postsecondary programs themselves, the students attending, the alumni, and state vocational rehabilitation agency policies and practices. "Developing a Sense of Community for Students with Disabilities at a Tribally Controlled College" (Mike Hermanson and Barbara Landstrom) reviews a model implemented at Salish Kootenai College in northwestern Montana. "Project Employment...A Model for Change" (Charles C. Wall and Holly Culhane) discusses a project of Bakersfield College in California designed to bridge the gap between education and the world of work for individuals with disabilities. "HEATH Resource Center...National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities" (Rhona C. Hartman) describes activities of the resource center and typical questions that it answers. "Assisting Young Adults with Severe TBI To Get and Keep Employment through a Supported Work Approach" (John Kregel and others) discusses intervention with individuals with traumatic brain injury. (JDD)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Deafness, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Emotional Disturbances, Employment, Head Injuries, Information Centers, Injuries, Intervention, Models, Postsecondary Education, Supported Employment
OSERS News in Print, Room 3129, Switzer Building, 330 C St., S.W., Washington, DC 20202-2524 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.