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Redden, Martha Ross; And Others – 1978
Guidelines for assisting institutions of postsecondary education in achieving and improving access for handicapped students in compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are provided. Primary focus of the guide is on how the Act affects the recruitment and admissions policies and practices of colleges and universities. Eight…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Admission Criteria, College Admission, College Applicants
Biehl, G. Richard – 1978
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (P.L. 93-112), as amended (P.L. 93- 516), mandates equal opportunity for qualified handicapped persons in education programs, and activities of all recipients of federal financial assistance. Section 504 is a civil rights statute that prohibits descrimination on the basis of handicap, obligates…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Communications, Compliance (Legal), Costs
West Virginia Univ., Morgantown. Regional Rehabilitation Research and Training Center. – 1975
This publication addresses one of the significant and critical characteristics of an effective rehabilitation counselor: the awareness of the various kinds of strategies and information that are available to him and the client for decisionmaking. Five sections are included after the introductory section, which briefly discusses evaluation of…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counselors, Diagnostic Tests, Educational Programs
West Virginia Univ., Morgantown. Regional Rehabilitation Research and Training Center. – 1975
This text is designed to examine the intake phase of rehabilitation as it relates to severely handicapped clients, and to offer some suggestions to the rehabilitation counselor for making the intake process more responsive to the needs of the severely handicapped. The text identifies two major components of the process: (1) the exchange of…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Counselor Role, Counselors, Federal Legislation
West Virginia Univ., Morgantown. Regional Rehabilitation Research and Training Center. – 1975
This training guide was developed by the West Virginia Research and Training Center staff in response to the mandate of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which emphasized that vocational rehabilitation caseloads must contain a large proportion of severely handicapped clients. It is designed to assist the rehabilitation staff in organizing and…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Counselor Role, Counselor Training, Counselors
National Education Association, Washington, DC. Div. of Instruction and Professional Development. – 1978
Major provisions of Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, are cited and discussed in this guide for teacher association leaders and staff. The role of local and state educational agencies in providing a free, appropriate, public education for handicapped students and methods for involving teachers, their associations,…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Administrator Role, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children