List of Material Series

No.20 Information on Vocational Disabilities in Foreign Countries (May 1999) (Japanese Link)
This report compiles the methods for judgement of vocational capability of persons with disabilities used in Australia, Britain and the Netherlands, which responded to the questionnaire survey from among 10 countries. It also explains a computerized assessment system "Valpar System 2000", developed by Valpar Corporation in the United States.
No.19 Workplace Accommodations According to Disabilities and Occupations - Based on 12,000 Case Experiences of Employers - (December 1998) (Japanese Link)
As a sequel to No.16, the document compiles various workplace accommodations from employment cases that the Japan Association for Employment of Persons with Disabilities (JAED) obtained through its operation. Part I organizes the workplace accommodations by types and degree of disabilities and types of occupations. Part II tries to paraphrase the formal criteria of disability grade into body movements and daily living activities, for their characteristics and necessary accommodations to be easily understood.
No.18 Basic Study on Health Management of Persons with Disabilities (December 1998) (Japanese Link)
The document compiles basic data on health maintenance and enhancement of persons with disabilities, which are important factors to promote their adjustment to the workplace, as well as describing the implementation of effective health management methods at the workplace. It also reviews, based on specific cases, blind and visually impaired health keepers who work as health management staff.
No.17 Transition to Occupation and Vocational Readiness of Persons with Mental Disabilities (April 1997) (Japanese Link)
The document compiles data and materials for the persons with mental disabilities to enhance their vocational readiness that were obtained during the process of research under the close cooperation with the Vocational Rehabilitation Center division of NIVR, summarizing the theory on the readiness, things to keep in mind during the course of rehabilitation, etc.
No.16 Persons with disabilities and their Occupations Observed in Employment Cases (March 1997) (Japanese Link)
The document compiles various data about employment cases of persons with disabilities that the Japan Association for Employment of Persons with Disabilities (JAED) obtained through operations. The data is organized by the types and degree of disabilities, showing what types of persons gain what types of jobs.
No.15 Disability Discrimination Act of the United Kingdom (Tentative Translation) (March 1997) (Japanese Link)
This records the translation of full text of Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) of the United Kingdom promulgated in November 1995 and a brief description of the background until the Act was enacted.
No.14 Statistics on Employment of Persons with Disabilities (Second Edition) (March 1997) (Japanese Link)
Following No.4, the document summarizes key statistical data on employment of Persons with Disabilities.
No.13 Current Status on Employment of Persons with Disabilities in Japan (August 1996) (Japanese Link)
In order to make more information available, the document records the recounted data of "Survey on the Actual Employment of Persons with Physical Disabilities" conducted by the Ministry of Labour in 1993.
No.12 Glossary of Terminology for Vocational Assessment, Evaluation and Work Adjustment (Translation) (March 1996) (Japanese Link)
The document is a translation of a glossary "Glossary of Terminology for Vocational Assessment, Evaluation and Work Adjustment" edited by Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Association (VEWAA) of the United States and published by the Material Development Center at the University of Wisconsin-Stout in 1993.
No.11 Vocational Rehabilitation of Persons with Mental Disabilities - From "the 1993 World Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health" - (November 1995) (Japanese Link)
The document includes the abstracts from lectures, symposiums and ordinary presentations concerning the "Vocational Rehabilitation of Mentally Disabled Persons", which is one of the subtitles for the "1993 World Congress of the World Federation for Mental Health" held in Japan in August 1993.
No.10 Employment Situation for Persons with Disabilities in the United States and Canada (March 1994) (Japanese Link)
The document compiles information from interviews with overseas experts conducted during the course of research, and comprising 3 sections: "Trends of vocational rehabilitation for persons with mental disabilities in the United States", "Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)", and "Comparison of human-rights-respecting employment and quota system in promoting employment for persons with disabilities."
No.9 Movements in the Field of Vocational Evaluation and Vocational Guidance concerning Persons with Disabilities -Trends in the 4 Realms Concerned - (March 1994) (Japanese Link)
The document includes the results of interview for experts to obtain information about vocational evaluation and guidance for disabled persons, in 4 realms: ordinary vocational guidance, occupational therapy, vocational evaluation for intellectually-disabled persons, and vocational evaluation for mentally disabled persons.
No.8 New Technologies and the Employment of Persons with Disabilities (February 1994) (Japanese Link)
The document is a translation of research "New Technologies and the Employment of Disabled Persons" by Monroe Berkowitz (Research Director of RI) and H. Allan Hunt (Vice Director of W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research), which was issued by ILO in 1992.
No.7 Basic Study on the Aging and Fatigue of Persons with Disabilities (March 1993) (Japanese Link)
The document reviews basic matters that should be kept in mind to study aging and fatigue of persons with disabilities, based on knowledge obtained through various previous studies.
No.6 Counseling Software in the United States (October 1992) (Japanese Link)
The document is a partial translation of the "Counseling Software Guide (1989)" that was issued by the American Association for Counseling and Development (AACD). It is indicated that the number of these kinds of software is rapidly increasing in the United States.
No.5 Recent Trends in Vocational Evaluation and Guidance for Persons with Disabilities seen in Foreign Journals (1991) (October 1992) (Japanese Link)
The document compiles summarized translations of literature in English relating to vocational evaluation and vocational guidance, which were published in the seven types of rehabilitation journals, aiming to offer a view to new approaches in overseas.
No.4 Statistics on Employment of Persons with Disabilities (March 1992) (Japanese Link)
The document compiles various statistical data related to employment of persons with disabilities which were issued by the Ministry of Labour, the Ministry of Health and Welfare, and the Ministry of Education, collected over a long period of time and organized in chronological order.
No.3 Community Support System for Persons with Mental Disabilities in the United States (March 1992) (Japanese Link)
The document includes translations of papers published in the special issue regarding "Support Systems of Local Communities" in a quarterly magazine "Psychosocial Rehabilitation Journal" issued by Boston University and the International Association of Psychosocial Rehabilitation Services (IAPSRS) in the United States, that is to say the document includes various papers concerning activities relating to the Community Support System (CSS) to accept persons with mental disabilities from mental hospitals to local communities. Vocational service has been positioned as one of the important components of the CSS.
No.2 Fountain House-Style Clubhouse Model and Transitional Employment Program (March 1992) (Japanese Link)
The document organizes information and materials about Fountain House Program of the U.S.A., which were obtained through various measures including participation in international seminars. The program is an activity to offer comprehensive support for life, training, work and other activities of mentally disabled persons, based on self-help activities. Not only does the document explain the outline of the Clubhouse, but also summarizes the development process of the transitional employment program, fundamental rules and actual situations of the program, the evaluation, and so on.
No.1 Job Coach Manual for Supported Employment (December 1991) (Japanese Link)
This is a translation of Diane C. Fadely's "Job Coaching in Supported Work Programs" published by Stout Vocational Rehabilitation Institute Material Development Center of U.S.A. in 1987. The manual summarizes the "vocational evaluation", "job development ", "methods of job analysis", "job matching", "OJT", and "the important points of evaluation".


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