ERIC Number: EJ422258
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
An Integrated Approach to Special Education and Vocational Training.
Roth, Gloria S.
Illinois Schools Journal, v70 n1 p27-30 1990
A movement in designing special education curricula in Illinois is to provide instruction in "natural community environments," including simulated and real job sites. Special education vocational programs have shifted emphasis toward a life-skills approach that incorporates vocational elements. Describes an Illinois curriculum model integrating special education and vocational training. (AF)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Daily Living Skills, Fused Curriculum, Integrated Curriculum, Mainstreaming, Normalization (Handicapped), Program Descriptions, Regular and Special Education Relationship, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Special Education, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Location: Illinois