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Grigal, Meg; Papay, Clare; Smith, Frank; Hart, Debra; Verbeck, Rayna – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The Transition and Postsecondary Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) model demonstration program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education was implemented initially from 2010 to 2015. During this time, 27 institutions of higher education were awarded grants to develop programs for…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Higher Education, Access to Education
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Newman, Lynn A.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Lalor, Adam R.; Javitz, Harold S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
In contrast to the increase in college enrollment rates of youth with learning disabilities (LD), graduation rates have remained stagnant and low. Using propensity methods, this study examined the effect of disability-specific and universally available support receipt on the college perseverance and completion of students with LD. Based on…
Descriptors: College Students, Learning Disabilities, Academic Persistence, Graduation Rate
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Bumble, Jennifer L.; Carter, Erik W.; Bethune, Lauren K.; Day, Tammy; McMillan, Elise D. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Amid rapid growth in the higher education movement, access to inclusive higher education for students with intellectual disability (ID) remains limited. This study used "community conversations" to explore how stakeholders in three communities envisioned the inclusion of students with ID on their local college campus and the supports…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, Higher Education, Stakeholders
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Keenan, Walter R.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Lombardi, Allison R.; Dukes, Lyman L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 expanded the legal definition of disability to establish broader coverage for individuals with disabilities, including college students, than the definition in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. The new interpretation of the definition of disability shifted the main purpose of…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Documentation, Transitional Programs, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Trainor, Audrey A.; Newman, Lynn; Garcia, Elisa; Woodley, Heather H.; Traxler, Rachel Elizabeth; Deschene, D. Nicole – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Transition planning is particularly important for dually identified English learners with disabilities, who frequently face additional challenges to postsecondary education success. This study examined postschool expectations, transition planning experiences, and supports of a nationally representative sample of English learners with disabilities,…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Transitional Programs, Educational Planning, English Language Learners
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Love, Matthew L.; Baker, Joshua N.; Devine, Stephanie – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
As college becomes an increasingly important prerequisite for employment, it is important that all students have access to postsecondary education (PSE). The passage of the Higher Education Opportunity Act has provided students with intellectual disability (ID) a pathway to college, though some barriers in this transition still exist. This article…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Access to Education, College Students, Inclusion
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Newman, Barbara M.; Kimball, Ezekiel W.; Vaccaro, Annemarie; Moore, Adam; Troiano, Peter F. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The sense of purpose, which directs and motivates goal attainment, is associated with health and happiness as students make transitions from high school to college and work. Despite its importance for student well-being, little empirical work has addressed the development of purpose among students with disabilities. This article expands on a model…
Descriptors: College Students, Students with Disabilities, Goal Orientation, Individual Development
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Rivera, Christopher J.; Wood, Charles L.; James, Morgan; Williams, Sarah – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Over the past decade, there has been an increase in postsecondary programs seeking to meet the needs of students with high incidence disabilities (e.g., learning disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD]). Many of these students experience difficulties with executive functioning, that is, effectively applying problem-based…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, College Students, Executive Function, Goal Orientation
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Carter, Erik W.; Gustafson, Jenny R.; Mackay, Michael M.; Martin, Kaitlyn P.; Parsley, Misty V.; Graves, Jennifer; Day, Tammy L.; McCabe, Lauren E.; Lazarz, Hannah; McMillan, Elise D.; Schiro-Geist, Chrisann; Williams, Maurice; Beeson, Tom; Cayton, John – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Although peer mentors play a prominent role in supporting higher education experiences for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), little is known about these college students and the factors leading to their decision to become involved in this particular experience. We examined the motivations, experiences, and expectations…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Expectation, Inclusion, Higher Education
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Francis, Grace L.; Regester, April; Reed, Alexandra S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Parent involvement and parent-professional collaboration influence positive transitions from school into adult life among young adults with disabilities. However, parents frequently report being uninformed and uninvolved in transition planning and there is a paucity of information on how to develop these relationships in high school and…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Disabilities, Parent Participation, Parent Attitudes
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Gushanas, Christina M.; Thompson, Julie L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Research indicates that employers rate personal hygiene as the number one barrier to employment among individuals with developmental disabilities. However, there is limited literature on improving personal hygiene in preparation for employment among individuals with developmental disabilities. Using a multiple-baseline across-participants design,…
Descriptors: Hygiene, Barriers, Developmental Disabilities, Self Management
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Cmar, Jennifer L.; McDonnall, Michele C. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Early work experiences predict future employment for youth with visual impairments, particularly when youth find jobs independently, but research has not supported the efficacy of sponsored work for this population. The most effective work experience programs include additional components such as job search assistance, and job search interventions…
Descriptors: Job Search Methods, Program Effectiveness, Youth, Visual Impairments
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Burnes, Jennifer J.; Martin, James E.; Terry, Robert; McConnell, Amber E.; Hennessey, Maeghan N. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
We conducted an exploratory study to investigate the relation between nonacademic behavior constructs measured by the "Transition Assessment and Goal Generator" (TAGG) and postsecondary education and employment outcomes for 297 high school leavers who completed the TAGG during their high school years. Four of eight TAGG constructs…
Descriptors: Correlation, Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Employment Level
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Alhossan, Bandar A.; Trainor, Audrey A. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
This study investigated to what extent faculty members include and value transition curricula in special education preparation programs in Saudi Arabia. A web-based survey was conducted and sent to special education professors across 20 universities. Descriptive statistics and a t-test analysis generated three main findings: (a) Institutions…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs, Special Education
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Lind, John; Poppen, Marcus; Murray, Christopher – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Positive teacher-student relationships provide adolescents with disabilities the confidence to explore new challenges in and out of the classroom. Goal-setting and self-determination skills have been consistently shown to promote healthy transition adjustment among students with disabilities. Despite the growing awareness of the importance of…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Self Determination, Adolescents, Emotional Disturbances
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