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Martin, James E.; Williams-Diehm, Kendra – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
The Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) has been a longstanding leader and advocate in the field of secondary education for students with disabilities. This paper traces the history of student engagement in transition planning primarily through the lens of DCDT's journal "Career…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Student Leadership, Transitional Programs, Career Development
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Madaus, Joseph W.; Gelbar, Nicholas W.; Dukes, Lyman L., III; Faggella-Luby, Michael; Lalor, Adam R.; Kowitt, Jennifer S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
A systematic review was conducted of 581 articles published in 76 issues of "Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals" from the journal's initial issue in 1978 to the final issue of its 35th year in 2012. Articles were coded based on inclusion of original or secondary data and if not, what type of information…
Descriptors: Career Development, Literature Reviews, Journal Articles, Periodicals
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Rodriguez, Raymond J.; Cavendish, Wendy – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
The role of gender and ethnicity as moderators of the relationship between perceived family environments and levels of self-determination was examined in a sample of students with disabilities. A sample of 157 Latino and Anglo students with disabilities completed the "Family Environment Scale" and the "Arc Self-Determination…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Self Determination, Females, Disabilities
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Simonsen, Monica L.; Neubert, Debra A. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
Community employment outcomes were examined for 338 transitioning youth with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in one state 18 months after exiting public school. All transitioning youth received ongoing Developmental Disability agency funding. The majority of transitioning youth (57.1%) were engaged in sheltered or nonwork…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Employment Opportunities
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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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Bullis, Michael – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This article describes the author's personal view of the secondary special education and transition field, its shortcomings, and its future within the context of our modern society.
Descriptors: Reflection, Transitional Programs, Career Development, Special Education
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Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rowe, Dawn A.; Cameto, Renee; Test, David W.; Morningstar, Mary E. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This position paper describes the Division of Career Development and Transition's stance and recommendations for identifying and promoting secondary transition evidence-based practices and predictors of postschool success for students with disabilities. Recommendations for experimental research, correlational research, and secondary analysis of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Transitional Programs
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Carter, Erik W.; Brock, Matthew E.; Bottema-Beutel, Kristen; Bartholomew, Audrey; Boehm, Thomas L.; Cease-Cook, Jennifer – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
Prevailing policy and practice in the field of transition emphasizes the importance of designing services and supports based on research-based practices. We reviewed every article published across the 35-year history of "Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals" (CDTEI) to document methodological trends in research…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Secondary Education, Transitional Programs
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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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McConnell, Amber E.; Martin, James E.; Juan, Chen Ya; Hennessey, Maeghan N.; Terry, Robert A.; el-Kazimi, Nidal A.; Pannells, Tammy C.; Willis, Donna M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
We conducted an analysis of the secondary transition qualitative and quantitative research literature to build comprehensive constructs and lists of student nonacademic behaviors associated with post-high school employment and education. From a pool of 83 initial quantitative and qualitative studies, 35 met the inclusion criteria, and the analysis…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Correlation, High School Students
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Repetto, Jeanne B.; Horky, Susan Chauncey; Miney, Angela; Reiss, John; Saidi, Arwa; Wolcott, Lisa; Saldana, Pablo; Jaress, Jennifer M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Many children with invisible chronic illnesses (ICIs) are living to adulthood, necessitating that they prepare for their future. Health care and education systems have different meanings and processes for transition, although both systems are designed to help young adults prepare for independence. As health care and educational services support…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Chronic Illness, Young Adults, Student Needs
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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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Trainor, Audrey A.; Carter, Erik W.; Swedeen, Beth; Pickett, Kelly – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Although early work experiences can impart a number of benefits to adolescents with disabilities, few students have meaningful access to these opportunities. The authors examined "community conversations" to build capacity and interest in expanding employment opportunities. Events were held in seven different communities and used the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adolescents, Employment Opportunities, Social Capital
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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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