ERIC Number: ED270934
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Apr
Transitional Employment Programs.
Dulle, Paul J.; And Others
The paper examines the need and implementation of transitional employment programs for handicapped youth. Effects on the handicapped of future automation are considered along with the need for school-business cooperation to prepare for the future. The importance of initial success in any innovation is noted. A Chicago transitional employment program is described which provided work experiences in local hospitals. Organization and operation of the program are discussed. The program features a prevocational coordinator who matches students with jobs and monitors progress. The program includes a placement component designed to ease the way toward full time competitive employment. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (64th, New Orleans, LA, March 31-April 4, 1986).