ERIC Number: ED380660
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
Building Effective Program Linkages. Lifelong Learning for Youth and Adults with Disabilities. Regional Symposium on Building Effective Program Linkages (1st, Saratoga, New York, May 3-5, 1992).
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities.; Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.; Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
This document summarizes the proceedings of a regional symposium held to discuss issues and develop recommendations regarding strategies for providing a continuum of lifelong learning opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities. Presented first are an overview of the symposium and summaries of the opening roundtable discussion and a session focusing on outcomes of transition planning, lifelong learning, implementation of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and coordination of lifelong learning systems. Presented next are the texts of two papers: "Enhancing Adult Outcomes for People with Disabilities" (Lawrence C. Gloeckler) and "America 2000: An Education Strategy" (Barry Stern). The symposium forum on transitional planning and programming is summarized as are symposium working sessions on the following topics: government's role in building partnerships, lifelong learning and educational strategies for adults with disabilities, personnel preparation and research dissemination, and transitions from school to adult education opportunities. The concluding statements of Michael Vader, Barry Stern, and Lawrence Gloeckler and comments of 16 symposium participants are summarized. Appended are lists of symposium participants, facilitators, recorders, and committee members and the symposium agenda. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Articulation (Education), Coordination, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Educational Planning, Educational Strategies, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Lifelong Learning, Linking Agents, Partnerships in Education, Strategic Planning, Transitional Programs, Youth Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities.; Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.; Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990