A Way to Work, model WW-10Q, is a vocational and community placement and vocational planning program designed to help instructors prepare students with disabilities for competitive or supported employment. The program demonstrates how to make and keep contacts with community employers, develop job sites, supervise apprentice workers, improve work skills, and prepare students for employment. The program is comprised of a curriculum which guides students from their first work training experience t
The CAP Mobile App is a vocational planning aid designed for use by U.S Government employees with disabilities who require assistive technology and other accommodations to perform their jobs. This application (or app) allows a person to use their Apple iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad to look up information about the services and resources offered by Department of Defense (DoD) Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP). It also provides access to information on CAP events, presentations and oth
The Community Living Video Series, model CVS-10F, is a prevocational job skills training system designed to plan and to teach job and community living skills to people with developmental disabilities. The set includes six videotapes: Three community outings videos from the manufacturer's "Stepping Out" program, "Getting There," "It's All Part of the Job," and "Job Development: Coaching Winners" from the Way to Work Program. (Each video program is also sold individually. See separate entries for
The Evaluation Profile Analysis & Reporting System (EPARS), model S148, is a vocational skills assessment program designed for use in assessing individuals who are blind or have low vision. The program provides a computerized interpretation of vocational functioning. It identifies individual strengths and needs, estimates appropriate vocational and residential placement levels, and can generate an individualized evaluation report. The program comes with one package of EPARS Data Sheets.
Job Quest for Windows XP is a vocational planning and job placement assessment program designed for use with individuals with cognitive disabilities. This assessment software program presents 60 video clips representing 12 job categories in a forced choice format. After both job video clips in a pair have been viewed, users are prompted to select the job they liked best. This process continues until all video clips have viewed (approximately 20 to 25 minutes). Assessments can be personalized by
Learning Assessment Programs (LAPs) are skills assessment and training systems and job readiness tutorial programs designed to diagnose and remediate basic math and English competencies for a job or technical skills training program for individuals with a cognitive or developmental disability. The Learning Assessment Programs were written to help identify the student or employee’s ability to handle job-specific math, communication, science, and problem-solving skills related to the workplace. Th
The Microcomputer Evaluation of Careers and Academics (MECA) System is a series of skills assessment and training systems, job readiness tutorial programs and transition, career and vocational assessment and planning programs. It includes simulations of tasks related to training, education and employment. The curriculum management system starts with a screening of interests (the Interest Indicator) and assigns activities for the user based on the scored results. The system then delivers assigned
Plantar Fasciitis Insoles are orthotic insoles designed for individuals with plantar fasciitis or persons with a weak arch or for adult men and women who just need added support when standing or walking. The insoles use a 4 degree rear wedge which encourages a neutral foot position, preventing excessive pronation. Provides shock absorption. Can trim to ideal height.
Reading Free Vocational Interest Inventory is a vocational planning program designed to determine vocational interests for students in special education who are mentally disabled and learning disabled. Designed as a non-reading (requires no verbal symbols or written statements) vocational preference test, this book aids educators in curriculum planning, vocational counseling, and job placement for students from age 13 to adult. The inventory provides systematic information on the range of intere
Tools for Transition is an assessment designed for use by secondary school students with learning disabilities. This program helps students identify and describe the strengths and weaknesses of their own learning style, and then relate this information to their individual education plan (IEP) goals; apply appropriate study strategies to their individual learning problems; understand the legal rights of students with learning disabilities to plan and advocate for accommodations in school; select
WorkPlace Mentor is a comprehensive community-based vocational planning program designed for use with individuals with special needs or limited work histories. This computerized system is an employment planning system and incorporates a database that facilitates objective and targeted situational assessments in supported employment or transitional environments by matching consumer characteristics with job/work demands. The six-step process includes job analysis to yield a customized job bank, c