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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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Alverson, Charlotte Y.; Yamamoto, Scott H. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
We conducted an exploratory descriptive qualitative study on extant data of responses to the state's open-ended question from their annual post-school outcomes survey: "If you could tell your school one thing, what would you tell them (make a suggestion to help better prepare current students for life after high school)?" Respondents…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Alumni, Student Attitudes, Educational Attitudes
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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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Lingo, Mindy E.; Williams-Diehm, Kendra L.; Martin, James E.; McConnell, Amber E. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Special education teachers report lack of time and a shortage of appropriate curricula as reasons impeding implementation of transition education in their classrooms. However, research indicates school and postschool outcomes of students with disabilities improve significantly with transition instruction. The ME! Lessons for Teaching…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Self Determination, Skill Development, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
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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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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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Konrad, Moira; Clark, Kelly A.; Test, David W. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Students with disabilities trail behind their peers without disabilities while in school, as well as in post-secondary outcome areas. Given that self-determination and enhanced academic skills are associated with improved post-school outcomes, one possible solution is to identify interventions that teach self-determination and academic skills…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Teaching Methods, Disabilities, Writing Instruction
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Stevenson, Bradley S.; Fowler, Catherine H. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
As the Workforce Innovation and Opportunities Act (WIOA) is implemented across the nation, special education and vocational rehabilitation professionals will need to increase their level of collaboration. One area of potential collaboration is assessment--transition assessment for the field of special education and the discovery process for adult…
Descriptors: Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Teacher Collaboration, Educational Practices
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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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Kittelman, Angus; Wagner Bromley, Katherine; Mazzotti, Valerie L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
Work experiences are linked to positive post-school outcomes for youth and young adults with disabilities. Unfortunately, students who struggle to manage conflict and challenges in work settings have a difficult time maintaining employment. Though ecological assessments are used to create supported work plans surrounding socially inappropriate…
Descriptors: Functional Behavioral Assessment, Positive Behavior Supports, Workplace Learning, Disabilities
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Collier, Margo L.; Griffin, Megan M.; Wei, Yonghua – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This article describes the pilot study of an informal assessment, the "Student Transition Questionnaire" (STQ). The STQ is a 38-item assessment designed to elicit student perspectives on transition-related topics. In this mixed-methods study, we piloted the STQ with 186 participants, and then conducted focus groups with various…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Pilot Projects, Questionnaires, Mixed Methods Research
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Cawthon, Stephanie W.; Garberoglio, Carrie Lou; Caemmerer, Jackie M.; Bond, Mark P.; Leppo, Rachel H. T.; Schoffstall, Sarah J.; Rainey, Josh C.; Hamilton, Grace A. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This article presents results from a large-scale study of professionals who work with individuals who are deaf or hard-of-hearing (DHH). Participants were 1,345 professionals who work in a variety of roles, including educators, administrators, interpreters, vocational rehabilitation agency staff, and allied service providers. Participants shared…
Descriptors: Partial Hearing, Deafness, National Surveys, Focus Groups
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Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Plotner, Anthony J. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
Inadequate transition outcomes for youth with disabilities have produced a call for enhanced transition service delivery that includes implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs). However, research indicates transition service providers still lack the knowledge and skills to effectively implement EBPs to ensure youth with disabilities…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Individualized Transition Plans, Disabilities, Program Implementation
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Skaff, Laura F.; Kemp, Jennifer N.; Sternesky McGovern, Laura A.; Fantacone, Julia M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
The purpose of this study was to gather information from educators and parents on their perceptions of the effectiveness of Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs) in assisting students with disabilities in gaining the experiences needed to develop college and career readiness skills. Results from focus groups and surveys of 1,117 parents and 484…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Parent Attitudes, Disabilities, College Readiness
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Van Laarhoven-Myers, Traci E.; Van Laarhoven, Toni R.; Smith, Thomas J.; Johnson, Heather; Olson, Justin – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
Despite the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act's (IDEA) mandates for student involvement in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process, several researchers have demonstrated limited student participation. One method for encouraging self-advocacy and active IEP participation is to teach students to communicate their hopes, dreams,…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Self Advocacy, Student Participation, Technology Uses in Education
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