ERIC Number: EJ475937
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: 0
International Perspective of Vocational Options for People with Mental Retardation: The Promise and the Reality.
Parmenter, Trevor R.
Mental Retardation, v31 n6 p359-67 Dec 1993
This article traces developments over the last several decades in the vocational preparation needs of people with mental retardation, noting a predictive phase, an interventionist phase, and an ecological phase. It suggests studying vocational programs in the context of the labor market developments of individual countries and urges more community-based vocational programs. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: International Perspectives in Mental Retardation.