ERIC Number: ED347746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Introducing Students to Careers in Special Education and Related Services. Professional Action Series.
National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.
This guide presents a collection of ideas for activities to encourage students and other individuals to explore careers in special education and related services. After a brief introduction, activities to increase disability awareness are described. These include: a disability awareness day/week, a work day, a social event, child care, a buddy system, and volunteering. Next, activities to foster career awareness are suggested. These include: career awareness presentations, field trips, serving as a recreation program aide, serving as a student aide or peer tutor, and establishing a student club. Each major section also lists resources including organizations and print and non-print media. (DB)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Career Awareness, Career Exploration, Clubs, Consciousness Raising, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Activities, Sensitivity Training, Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Volunteers
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091-1589 (stock no. R638: $14.30; $10 members).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.