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Gothberg, June E.; Greene, Gary; Kohler, Paula D. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Post-school outcomes are poor for youth with disabilities, in general, but even more discouraging for certain subpopulations of individuals with disabilities, particularly those from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. The authors discuss structural inequalities in public schools which potentially contribute to the poorer…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Best Practices, Transitional Programs, Planning
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Hennessey, Maeghan N.; Terry, Robert; Martin, James E.; McConnell, Amber E.; Willis, Donna M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
We examined the theoretical factor structure fit and psychometric properties of the "Transition Assessment and Goal Generator" (TAGG). In the first study, 349 transition-aged students with disabilities, their special educators, and family members completed TAGG assessments, and using exploratory factor analysis (EFA)/confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Disabilities
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Greene, Gary – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA) requires that an Individualized Education Program (IEP) for students with disabilities, age 16 years and older, include age appropriate transition assessment results aligned with measurable postsecondary goals. This section of the IEP is typically known as an Individual Transition Plan…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Educational Quality, Educational Improvement, Disabilities
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Zirkel, Perry A. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Starting with a constructive critique of legal articles in special education journals concerning transition services under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), this article presents an empirical analysis of relevant judicial rulings for the period 1990-2016 that shows a prevailing prodistrict approach that is not otherwise…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Educational Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education
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Holzberg, Debra G.; Rusher, Dana E. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Since 1990, transition planning has been a requirement under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Students receiving services under IDEA must have an individualized education program (IEP) with goals aligned to grade-level content standards. In addition, the IEP must ensure the student has the supports necessary, including…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Disabilities, Educational Strategies, Transitional Programs
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Kellems, Ryan O.; Mourra, Kjerstin; Morgan, Robert L.; Riesen, Tim; Glasgow, Malinda; Huddleston, Robin – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This article discusses the creation of video modeling (VM) and video prompting (VP) interventions for teaching novel multi-step tasks to individuals with disabilities. This article reviews factors to consider when selecting skills to teach, and students for whom VM/VP may be successful, as well as the difference between VM and VP and circumstances…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Modeling (Psychology), Prompting, Cooking Instruction
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Flannery, K. Brigid; Lombardi, Allison; Kato, Mimi McGrath – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015
Under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), transition needs and services are to be discussed as part of the Individual Education Program (IEP) planning process, and decisions based on students' future goals are to be documented in the IEP. These transition requirements were included in IDEA in order to plan with the student,…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Transitional Programs, Faculty Development, Secondary School Teachers
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Gaumer Erickson, Amy S.; Noonan, Patricia M.; Brussow, Jennifer A.; Gilpin, Barb J. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2014
Since the revision of Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) in 2004, experts and service providers have been operating on the untested assumption that State Performance Plan Indicator 13 (transition Individualized Education Program [IEP] compliance) is a precursor to Indicator 14 (student outcomes of engagement in postsecondary…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Individualized Education Programs
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Papay, Clare K.; Bambara, Linda M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2014
A number of best practices are recommended by researchers and professionals in the field of transition to improve postschool outcomes for youth with intellectual disabilities. This study analyzed data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 to examine whether best practices are predictive of postschool outcomes. The combination of five…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Transitional Programs, Best Practices, Youth
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Hughes, Carolyn – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
Living in poverty increases the likelihood that students with disabilities will experience poor postschool outcomes, including unemployment, underemployment, and limited postsecondary education. The effects of the intersection of poverty and disability persist into adulthood where the employment rate for adults with disabilities is only one fourth…
Descriptors: Poverty, Disabilities, Social Differences, Employment Potential
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Shaw, Stan F.; Dukes, Lyman L., III – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
Transition policy and programs have primarily focused on preparing students with disabilities for employment. Public policy over the last three decades has gradually broadened to include increasing emphasis on transition to postsecondary education. To date, the literature has primarily addressed matters related to demographics, legislation and…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Educational Objectives, Academic Aspiration
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Pham, Yen K. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This study used multilevel modeling to examine the extent to which secondary special educators promoted nonacademic behaviors that were positively linked to postschool outcomes for students with disabilities, including self-advocacy, goal setting and attainment, disability awareness, employment, and utilization of supports. Respondents were 248…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Disabilities
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Morningstar, Mary E.; Bassett, Diane S.; Kochhar-Bryant, Carol; Cashman, Joanne; Wehmeyer, Michael L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Society has witnessed significant improvements in the lives of students receiving transition services over the past 30 years. The field of transition has developed an array of evidence-based interventions and promising practices; however, secondary school reform efforts have often overlooked these approaches for youth without disabilities. If we…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Transitional Programs, Alignment (Education), Educational Policy