School Doesn’t Last Forever; Then What? Some Vocational Alternatives

  • Sidney M. Levy
Part of the Current Issues in Autism book series (CIAM)


In industrial societies such as the United States participation in the labor force, job status, and earning power are critical factors in determining an individual’s value in that society. Unfortunately people with physical and mental handicaps have been discriminated against vocationally either by total exclusion from the labor force or by employment in jobs not commensurate with their skills or potential.


Handicapped People Handicapped Person Social Skill Training Autistic Individual Competitive Employment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sidney M. Levy
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  1. 1.Department of Special Education, George Peabody CollegeVanderbilt UniversityNashvilleUSA

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