JOB PLACEMENT FOR STUDENTS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS: CAREER AND VOCATIONAL GUIDANCE

Khalil Alsaadat

Abstract


The purpose of this paper is to discuss job placement for handicapped and disadvantaged persons, and to present examples of jobs available to these special groups. Vocational education, the disadvantaged, and handicapped persons are identified to give better understanding as to why special programs and services are needed for those people with special needs. Job placement is discussed, including some vocational guidance that might lead to employment. Some disadvantaged groups' characteristics are discussed. A single case of a handicapped and a single case of a disadvantaged individual are not discussed as it seemed more meaningful, practical, and appropriate to discuss the handicapped and the disadvantaged persons as one issue.

 

Article visualizations:

Hit counter

DOI

Keywords


job placement, students with special needs, career and vocational guidance

Full Text:

PDF

References


Batevik Finn Ove & Myklebust Jon Olav (2006). The Road to Work for Former Students with Special Educational Needs: Different Paths for Young Men and Young Women, Scandinavian journal of disability research, v8, n1.

Myklebust Jon Olava, Batevik, Finn Ove (2009). Earning a living for former students with special educational needs. Does class placement matter, v24,n2.

Myklebust J. O. and Batevik F. O. (2014). Economic independence among former students with special educational needs: changes and continuities from their late twenties to their mid-thirties, European Journal Of Special Needs Education, v24,n3.

Kng Dayeon, Martin Sonya N. (2018). Improving learning opportunities for special education needs (SEN) students by engaging pre-service science teachers in an informal experiential learning course, v38,n3.

Bij, Tvander, Geijsel F. P., Garts. G. J. A. & Ten Dam G. T. M. (2016). Modelling inclusive special needs education: insights from Dutch secondary schools, v31,n2.

Ainscow, Mel, Sandill, Abha (2010). Developing inclusive education systems: the role of organisational cultures and leadership, International Journal of Inclusive Education, v14,n4.

Smeets Ed., Roeleveld Jaap (2016). The identification by teachers of special educational needs in primary school pupils and factors associated with referral to special education, v31,n4.

Nystrom, Dennis C., Bayne, G. Keith, McClellan, L. Dean (1977). Instructional Methods in Occupational Education, Indianapolis: Hobbs-Merrill Co., Inc.

Blackhurst, Edward A., and Berdine, William H. (1981). An Introduction to Special Education, Little Brown and Company, Inc, p528.

Brolin, Donn E. (1982). Vocational Preparation of Persons with Handicaps. Second edition, Bell & Howell Company, Columbus: Merrill, p255.

Cain, Edward J., Jr. and Jaber, Florence M. (1987). Educating Disabled People for the 21st Century. Little Brown and Company, Inc, San Diego, Ca, Hill press, pp149-206.

Frith, Greg H. (1985). The Role of the Special Education Paraprofessional. Charles C. Thomas Publisher, Springfield, IL, p127.

Losen, Stuart M. and Garskoflosen, Joyce (1985). The Special Education Team Allen Bacon, Inc, Boston, p11.

Meers, Gary D. Handbook of Special Vocational Needs Education. An Aspen Publication Rockville, MD, pp8-19.

Miller, Sidney R. and Schloss, Patrick J. Career (1982). Vocational Education for Handicapped Youth. Aspen System Corporation.

Hoyt, Kenneth B., Evans, Rupert N., Mackin, Edward F., and Mangum, Garth L. (1974). Career Education: What it is and How to do it. Second edition, Olympus Publishing Company-Utah, p19.




DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.46827/ejse.v0i0.2903

Copyright © 2015. European Journal of Special Education Research (ISSN 2501 - 2428) is a registered trademark of Open Access Publishing GroupAll rights reserved.

This journal is a serial publication uniquely identified by an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN) serial number certificate issued by Romanian National Library (Biblioteca Nationala a Romaniei). All the research works are uniquely identified by a CrossRef DOI digital object identifier supplied by indexing and repository platforms.

All the research works published on this journal are meeting the Open Access Publishing requirements and can be freely accessed, shared, modified, distributed and used in educational, commercial and non-commercial purposes under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0).