ERIC Number: ED349405
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Selected Resources to Facilitate the Transition of Learners with Special Needs from School to Work or Postsecondary Education. Volume 2.
Kallembach, Sheri, Comp.; And Others
This resource guide was developed in response to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Education Act of 1990. It is designed to help administrators, counselors, researchers, and others concerned with special needs education to locate resources to help develop or improve transition programs and services for disabled youth and adults. Whenever possible, an annotation, the price, ordering information, and an address are provided. Every kind of resource is cited, from newsletters to computer networks and from policy studies to model programs. Entries are grouped into the following categories: general literature on school-to-work transition; components of transition--assessment/evaluation, career guidance/counseling, curriculum/instruction, interagency coordination/community involvement, legislation/policy studies, parental involvement, educational/job placement, follow-up studies, and personnel development; school-business partnerships; model practices, model programs, and state models; professional resources--annotated bibliographies and literature reviews, directories, and resource guides; journals; newsletters; agencies, associations, and organizations; centers for educational information/services; clearinghouses; computer-based information networks; databases; exemplary vocational special needs programs; National Network for Curriculum Coordination in Vocational and Technical Education; state vocational and technical education curriculum centers; Regional Educational Laboratories; state personnel responsible for vocational education for persons with handicaps, disadvantages, and limited English proficiency; National Association of State Directors of Special Education; Council of State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation; and toll-free numbers for special needs resources/information. (NLA)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Community Cooperation, Computer Networks, Coordination, Databases, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Educational Cooperation, Educational Legislation, Educational Resources, Evaluation Methods, Job Placement, Limited English Speaking, Parent Participation, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Staff Development, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
NCRVE Materials Distribution Service, Horrabin Hall 46, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL 61455 (order no. MDS-300: $12.50).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for Research in Vocational Education, Berkeley, CA.
Note: For volume 1, see ED 308 317. A product of the Technical Assistance for Special Populations Program, University of Illinois/Champaign.