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Shogren, Karrie A.; Wittenburg, David – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2020
This article synthesizes policy and intervention options for youth with disabilities based on recent reports from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy. To frame findings from both reports, we utilize a life course approach. This approach is important as…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Youth, Transitional Programs, Barriers
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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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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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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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Schwartz, Rachel J.; Robertson, Rachel E. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) struggle to gain access to sexual knowledge and experiences. Sexual knowledge increases opportunities for intimacy and positive sexual identities as well as decreases the risk of victimization. This review evaluated the extant literature on sexual education programs for adults with ID. Six studies met…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Adults, Intellectual Disability, Program Effectiveness
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Plotner, Anthony J.; Simonsen, Monica L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine 41 secondary transition-focused personnel preparation projects funded between 2001 and 2016. Specifically, this study examined the amount and characteristics of these projects through a systematic abstract review. In addition, authors explored key issues in federally funded transition-focused personnel…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Transitional Programs, Telephone Surveys, Interviews
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Kellems, Ryan O.; Rickard, Tobias H.; Okray, Dana A.; Sauer-Sagiv, Leora; Washburn, Betsy – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of an iPad® as a prompting device for teaching five daily living skills to three young adults with disabilities. Identified target tasks were (a) making spaghetti, (b) cleaning the dining room, (c) making macaroni and cheese, (d) cleaning the front porch, (e) cleaning the back porch, (f)…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Young Adults
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Sowers, Jo-Ann; Powers, Laurie; Schmidt, Jessica; Keller, Thomas E.; Turner, Alison; Salazar, Amy; Swank, Paul R. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Individuals with disabilities are underrepresented in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. The purpose of this study was to experimentally evaluate the impact of a STEM mentor intervention and differences between students matched with mentors with or without disabilities on career planning outcomes. An independent groups ×…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Disabilities, Mentors, Career Planning
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Bouck, Emily C.; Chamberlain, Courtney – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Understanding the relationship between services and outcomes is important for students with disabilities. While research exists regarding relationships between services and supports provided in school and adult life outcomes for students with disabilities, less attention is paid to the supports and services provided after students exit high…
Descriptors: Mild Intellectual Disability, Longitudinal Studies, Special Education, Transitional Programs
Lombardi, Allison R.; Izzo, Margo V.; Rifenbark, Graham G.; Murray, Alexa; Buck, Andrew; Monahan, Jessica; Gelbar, Nicholas – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
This study investigates the impact of an online transition curriculum embedded with literacy strategies on reading outcomes for secondary students in grades 9-12 across two states. The quasi-experimental pretest/posttest design had a sample of 338 students with and without disabilities and utilized the "AIMS Web Maze Test for 8th Grade…
Descriptors: High School Students, Reading, Online Courses, Transitional Programs
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Repetto, Jeanne B.; Jaress, Jennifer; Lindsey, Jenna; Bae, Jungah – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
The purpose of this study was to assess the inclusion of health care components in transition Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for students diagnosed with Other Health Impaired (OHI). In this study, we analyzed 50 IEPs of students with an OHI diagnosis to establish whether there are health-related components or other common health care…
Descriptors: Investigations, Transitional Programs, Individualized Education Programs, Individualized Family Service Plans
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Fraker, Thomas M.; Luecking, Richard G.; Mamun, Arif A.; Martinez, John M.; Reed, Deborah S.; Wittenburg, David C. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This article examines the impacts of the Youth Transition Demonstration, an initiative of the Social Security Administration (SSA) to improve employment outcomes for youth with disabilities. Based on a random assignment design, the analysis uses data from a 1-year follow-up survey and SSA administrative records for 5,203 youth in six research…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Transitional Programs, Youth Programs, Normalization (Disabilities)
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Young, John; Morgan, Robert L.; Callow-Heusser, Catherine A.; Lindstrom, Lauren – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This study examined effects of two parent-training approaches to increase knowledge of transition resources by (a) giving parents a brochure describing local transition services or (b) providing the same brochure plus 60 min of small-group training. We randomly assigned parents to groups who completed pre- and posttests on knowledge of transition…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Parent Education, Knowledge Level
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Rowe, Dawn A.; Alverson, Charlotte Y.; Unruh, Deanne K.; Fowler, Catherine H.; Kellems, Ryan; Test, David W. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015
Although there are many activities (e.g., transition services), derived from correlational research, that occur while students are in school that increase the likelihood of positive post-school outcomes, many teachers continue to provide services shown to have little to no effect on outcomes of students with disabilities. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Delphi Technique, Predictor Variables, Individualized Transition Plans, Success
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Luecking, Debra Martin; Luecking, Richard G. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015
Recently, consensus among researchers and professionals has emerged about factors that contribute to postschool success of youth with disabilities. Prominent among these factors are targeted academic preparation, family involvement, youth empowerment, and service collaboration and linkages. Work experience and paid employment have been identified…
Descriptors: Models, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Transitional Programs
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