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Economics and Equity in Employment of People with Disabilities [microform] : International Policies and Practices. Proceedings from the Symposium (East Lansing, Michigan, April 28-May 2, 1984) / Rochelle V. Habeck, Ed
Bib ID 5457847
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Univ. Center for International Rehabilitation
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1985 
237 p. 

This volume contains the following presentations: "An Overview of Policy Issues," by Donald Galvin; "Policies for the Employment of Disabled People,' by Norman Acton; "A Corporate Perspective," by Jane Belau; "The Future of Work for People with Disabilities--A View from Great Britain," by Paul Cornes; "A Sociopolitical Perspective," by Harlan Hahn; "Employer Initiatives--Policy Approaches," by Kenneth Mitchell; "A Review of U.S. Corporate-Sponsored Programs for Accommodation and Early Intervention," by Frederick Collignon; "A Disability Management Program for Employees: The Federal Government as Employer," by L. Deno Reed and Richard P. Melia; "The AFL-CIO as a Partner in Employment for Disabled People," by Rod DuChemin; "Early Rehabilitation in the Workplace," by Juhani Karjula;"Impact of Employee Assistance and Risk Management on Disability Costs," by Edward J. Hester; "Employer Initiatives--Policy Implementation," by David Evert; "Pilkington Group PLC Rehabilitation Scheme," by D. M. Jones; "A Transitional Work Center at the Workplace," by Ken Wright; "An Assessment System that Matches Abilities with Job Requirements to Facilitate Reintegration of Disabled People into Employment," by Erich Mittelsten Scheid; "How to Develop a System to Adapt Work Sites," by Gerd Elmfeldt; "Government Initiatives," by Robert McConnell; "Employment in the Context of Disability Policy," by John H. Noble, Jr.; "Quota System Policy in the Federal Republic of Germany," by Kurt-Alphons Jochheim; "The Japanese Quota System and the Role of the National Association for the Employment of the Handicapped," by Ryosuke Matsui; "Affirmative Action Policy in the United States," by David L. Brigham; "Ontario Workers' Compensation Board Vocational Rehabilitation Division: Service Strategies," by John D. Carroll; "Hoensbroeck Vocational Training Centre," by Jan Albers; "Partnership Initiatives," by Herb Mosher; "The Swedish Approach to Employing the Disabled," by Birger Sjostrom; "GIRPEH: A New Approach to a Social Problem: Employment for the Handicapped," by Annick Mallet; "The Projects with Industries Approach," by Jim Geletka; "The Kodak Approach," by Robert Jones; "A Partnership Approach to Unite the Private and Public Sectors to Achieve Employment Goals for Disabled People," by Geraldine H. Gobeli; "A View of Vocational Rehabilitation in Poland: The Invalids' Cooperatives," by Chrisann Schiro Geist and Glen Geist; "REMPLOY--Its Work and Its People," by Terry True; "Strategies to Facilitate the Transition from School to Employment of Disabled Young People," by Trevor R. Parmenter; and "Future Trends and the Implications for Policy and Employment of Disabled Persons," by Frank Bowe. Also included are reactors' comments to various papers and a series of papers summarizing symposium outcomes and recommendations for the future. Appendixes contain various components of the ERTOMIS assessment system and a list of presenters. (MN)


Availability: Human Resources Center, I.U. Willets Road, Albertson, NY 11507 ($3.50, plus $1.50 postage and handling).

Sponsoring Agency: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: G008005487.

ERIC Note: Symposium also sponsored by the Ford Motor Company, German Marshall Fund, Sony Corporation of America, and the World Rehabilitation Fund.

Educational level discussed: Postsecondary Education.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18:

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Affirmative Action.  |  Change Strategies.  |  Cooperative Planning.  |  Cooperative Programs.  |  Coordination.  |  Disabilities.  |  Educational Cooperation.  |  Educational Needs.  |  Educational Opportunities.  |  Educational Planning.  |  Educational Practices.  |  Educational Trends.  |  Employment Opportunities.  |  Employment Patterns.  |  Employment Practices.  |  Employment Programs.  |  Employment Services.  |  Equal Education.  |  Equal Opportunities (Jobs)  |  Foreign Countries.  |  Futures (of Society)  |  Government Role.  |  Government School Relationship.  |  Needs Assessment.  |  Policy Formation.  |  Postsecondary Education.  |  Public Policy.  |  School Business Relationship.  |  Trend Analysis.  |  Vocational Education.  |  Vocational Rehabilitation.  |  Canada Great Britain Japan Poland Sweden United States West Germany
Form/genre Collected Works, Proceedings.  |  Opinion Papers.  |  Reports, Descriptive.
Other authors/contributors Habeck, Rochelle V., editor  |  Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Univ. Center for International Rehabilitation
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