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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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Heider, Amy E.; Cannella-Malone, Helen I.; Andzik, Natalie R. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Efficient vocational skills instruction is needed to meet the needs of a growing number of job seekers with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). This study examined the effects of self-directed video prompting used to teach transition-age students with IDD chained vocational tasks. A multiple probe design across behaviors was…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Prompting, Independent Study, Job Skills
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Fields, C. J.; Demchak, MaryAnn – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
School-based microenterprises and vocational training opportunities represent an effective approach to developing transferable vocational skills in students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The authors describe the implementation of an online, school-based microenterprise at a rural high school that emphasizes functional digital…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Training, Skill Development, Job Skills
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Honsberger, Toby J.; Brady, Michael P.; Honsberger, Christine F.; Kearney, Kelly B. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Many secondary students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are not taught employability skills and routines needed for competitive or supported employment in regular community environments. Literacy-based behavioral interventions (LBBIs) that combine print, pictures, and behavioral rehearsal are effective for promoting acquisition and maintenance…
Descriptors: Literacy, Intervention, Secondary School Students, Autism
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Bross, Leslie Ann; Zane, Thomas L.; Kellems, Ryan O. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Preparing secondary students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) for a variety of potential professions is important to enhance their postsecondary employment outcomes. This article provides step-by-step guidelines for practitioners to use video modeling interventions to develop the customer service skills of students with ASD who are employed or…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Skill Development, Job Training, Helping Relationship
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Kearney, Kelly B.; Dukes, Charles – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Microenterprises in the classroom provide a unique way to incorporate academic goals within transitional skill instruction for students with developmental disabilities. The purpose of this article is to discuss how the principles of microenterprises can be used by classroom teachers to practice these skills as well as an overview of how to create…
Descriptors: Small Businesses, Developmental Disabilities, Skill Development, High School Students
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Collins, Belva C.; Terrell, Misty; Test, David W. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
This investigation used a multiple-probe-across-participants design to examine the effects of using a simultaneous prompting procedure to teach four secondary students with mild intellectual disabilities the employment task of caring for plants in a greenhouse. The instructor also embedded photosynthesis science content as nontargeted information…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Prompting, Mild Intellectual Disability, Horticulture
Cannella-Malone, Helen I.; Schaefer, John M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Although an important part of adult life, individuals with significant disabilities experience low rates of gainful employment. The purpose of this review was to summarize and analyze the literature on teaching vocational skills to individuals with significant disabilities. Sixty-two articles (with 75 experiments) included in this review were…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Severe Disabilities, Vocational Education, Job Training
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Agran, Martin; Hughes, Carolyn; Thoma, Colleen A.; Scott, LaRon A. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
Although social skills have long been recognized as essential in promoting employees' employability (e.g., maintaining employment), there has been little research about work-related social skills for the last two decades. A systematic replication of Salzberg, Agran, and Lignugaris/Kraft's investigation of critical social skills was conducted.…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Interpersonal Competence, Employment Potential, Career Development
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Doren, Bonnie; Kang, Hyun Ju – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
The purpose of the current study was to identify component elements of self-determination that may promote positive or buffer negative school- and career-related adjustment of adolescent girls with disabilities or with multiple risk factors. Autonomy, self-realization, and self-advocacy were examined together to ascertain both their cumulative and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Females, Disabilities, High School Students
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Luft, Pamela – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2014
This manuscript analyzed a survey of programs providing transition services to deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) students. Quantitative analyses compared services offered by residential, large (35+ D/HH students), and small (<35 students) programs. Correlations across Employment Preparation, Post-school Preparation, and Transition Assessments…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Transitional Programs, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Wehman, Paul – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
As children become teenagers and move into early adulthood, there are many transitions they face. For young people with disabilities, this is no different except that there are invariably additional complex challenges that must be overcome. Evidence-based research is the foundation for best transition practices, but too many studies seem abstract,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Best Practices, Transitional Programs, Guidelines
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Ju, Song; Zhang, Dalun; Pacha, Jacqueline – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Individuals with disabilities face persistent challenges in gaining meaningful employment. One of the barriers to successful employment is a lack of employability skills. The purpose of this study was to identify employability skills that employers value as being important and to examine whether employers have different expectations for…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employees, Disabilities, Job Skills
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Pinkney, Christopher J.; Murray, Christopher J.; Lind, John R. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
In this investigation, the authors examine the relationship between individual skills (i.e., career locus of control [LOC], social skills [SOC], and social problem-solving skills [SPSS]) and the school- and perceived career-related adjustment of 211 students with disabilities. Data pertaining to individual skills were gathered from student…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Employment Qualifications, Interpersonal Competence, Disabilities
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Harvey, Michael W.; Bauserman, Adam D.; Bollinger, Brett E. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
This study pilot tested an employability skills rubric (ESR) to support the summary of performance (SOP) requirement in Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act. The ESR consisted of three performance areas: (a) Responsibility, (b) Problem-Solving Skills, and (c) Interpersonal Skills. The study sought to establish (a) interrater…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Job Skills, Scoring Rubrics, Responsibility