RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF MODELS, GUIDES, AND PLANS FOR HANDICAPPED POPULATIONS

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Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: N/A
Agency Tracking Number: 6946
Amount: $30,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1987
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
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Policy Studies Assoc Inc
1718 Connecticut Ave Nw #700, Washington, DC, 20009
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 RICHARD N APLING
 OF EDUC
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Abstract
THIS PROPOSAL DETAILS THE PLANNING PHASE OF A STUDY OF MODEL POSTSECONDARY PROGRAMS AIMED AT IMPROVING THE TRANSITION OF HANDICAPPED STUDENTS FROM SCHOOL TO WORK. THEPLANNING PHASE WILL INVOLVE A LITERATURE REVIEW AND SYNTHESIS, FORMATION OF AND CONSULTATION WITH AN ADVISORY PANEL, SITE SELECTION, CASE STUDY PROTOCOL DEVELOPMENT, PRELIMINARY CASE STUDIES, AND A FINAL REPORT. THE LITERATURE REVIEW AND CONSULTATION WITH THE ADVISORY PANEL WILL FORM THE BASIS FOR PHASE I AND PHASE II SITE SELECTION AND PROTOCOL DEVELOPMENT. THE PRELIMINARY CASE STUDIES WILL BE BASED ON SITE VISITS TO THREE TRANSITION PROGRAMS LOCATED IN THE WASHINGTON, D.C., AREA. THESE CASE STUDIES WILL DESCRIBE THE THREE PROGRAMS IN DETAIL AND PROVIDE DATA FOR REVISING THE CASE STUDY PROTOCOLS FOR ADDITIONAL CASE STUDIES DURING PHASE II. THE PHASE I FINAL REPORT WILLCONTAIN THE LITERATURE SYNTHESIS, CASE STUDIES FROM THE INITIAL SITE VISITS, POTENTIAL SITES FOR PHASE II CASE STUDIES, AND FINALIZED CASE STUDY PROTOCOLS FOR PHASE II SITE VISITS.

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