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ERIC Number: ED347746
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 29
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-86586-230-3
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)
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
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education, Reston, VA.