Photo courtesy William Bronston, M.D.
- Many more work experience centers with living facilities
(made possible by the Vocational Education Amendments of 1986).
- Centralized contract procurement for workshops.
- Greater role for vocational education in meeting education and employment needs.
- At least 600 new sheltered workshops.
- More on-the-job training programs.
- More industry-wide training and employment projects that move beyond service occupations (laundries, hotel, motels, and restaurants).
- Training projects in broader job fields – data processing, electronics, merchandising, and the arts).
- Encourage employers to scale down their educational
requirements for jobs.
- Encourage job redesign in both white and blue collar jobs.
- Do not pay less than prevailing wages in the area, provided
people can perform the job satisfactorily.