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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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Kellems, Ryan O.; Cacciatore, Giulia; Osborne, Kaitlyn – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
A basic understanding of math, numeracy, and related concepts are critical skills for functioning independently in society. Individuals with disabilities often struggle with basic math, which impedes their ability for independent living. Augmented reality (AR), which builds on the evidence-based principles of video modeling, is a promising…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Secondary School Students
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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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Bartholomew, Audrey L.; Griffin, Nancy – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The authors present a tool teachers can use to modify their instruction so that it is based on universal design and includes secondary transition topics and skills. This checklist includes Universal Design for Learning (UDL) checkpoints and prompts teachers to go through a set of guiding questions that focus on both UDL and secondary transition.…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Check Lists, Access to Education, Skill Development
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Gregg, Noel; Galyardt, April; Wolfe, Gerri; Moon, Nathan; Todd, Robert – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of virtual mentoring for enhancing the persistence of secondary and postsecondary students with disabilities engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning. The student participants (N = 189) were all engaged in STEM coursework and enrolled in a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Mentors, Academic Persistence, Disabilities
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Scheef, Andrew R.; Johnson, Cinda – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
The inclusion of age-appropriate transition assessments is a key component of transition services for students with disabilities. Although these assessments may focus on a variety of areas, their general purpose is to provide guidance in developing individualized postschool goals and design transition services to help students achieve these goals.…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Disabilities, Student Adjustment
Shogren, Karrie A.; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Little, Todd D.; Forber-Pratt, Anjali J.; Palmer, Susan B.; Seo, Hyojeong – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
The purpose of this article is to describe preliminary psychometric characteristics of a student self-report measure of self-determination, the "Self-Determination Inventory: Student Report" version (SDI-SR), designed for youth with and without disabilities. We administered the draft assessment to 311 youth and examined item functioning…
Descriptors: Construct Validity, Test Reliability, Scores, Psychometrics
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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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Bouck, Emily C.; Joshi, Gauri S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
Students with intellectual disability historically struggle with post-school outcomes. However, much of the research on students with intellectual disability relative to post-school outcomes and transition services is aggregated for students with mild, moderate, and severe intellectual disability. This secondary analysis of the National…
Descriptors: Mild Intellectual Disability, Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Special Education
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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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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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Yamamoto, Kathryn K.; Black, Rhonda S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015
The purpose of this qualitative multiple case study was to describe how culture, disability, and prospective first-generation college student status influenced the transition decisions of five native Hawaiian students with specific learning disabilities who attended a Hawaiian-focused charter school. Students had strong ties to their history and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, First Generation College Students, Learning Disabilities
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Newman, Lynn A.; Madaus, Joseph W. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015
There is a dearth of information on specific accommodations used by students with disabilities at the secondary and postsecondary levels. Using data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2, researchers examined a nationally representative cohort of 3,190 students with disabilities who reported that they had ever enrolled in a…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, College Students, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Related Services (Special Education)
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Karpur, Arun; Brewer, David; Golden, Thomas – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2014
Access to effective and comprehensive transition programming is pivotal to transition of youth with disabilities to work and independent living. Successful programs often blend key ingredients, including individualized educational planning, career development, work experiences in secondary school, and interagency partnerships/collaborations.…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Comparative Analysis, Longitudinal Studies
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