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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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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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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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Uphold, Nicole M.; Douglas, Karen H.; Loseke, Dannell L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
A withdrawal design study evaluated the effectiveness of using constant time delay to teach six adults with a developmental disability to program and use an iPod touch® as an electronic photographic activity schedule (ePAS). The ePAS, created with the First Then Visual Schedule app, consisted of photographs of different exercises to complete…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Computer Oriented Programs, Recreation
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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
Shogren, Karrie A.; Garnier Villarreal, Mauricio; Dowsett, Chantelle; Little, Todd D. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This study conducted secondary analysis of data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2) to examine the degree to which student, family, and school constructs predicted self-determination outcomes. Multi-group structural equation modeling was used to examine predictive relationships between 5 student, 4 family, and 7 school…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Predictor Variables, Family Characteristics, Student Characteristics
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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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Wagner, Mary M.; Wei, Xin; Thornton, S. Patrick; Valdes, Kathryn – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This study uses data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 to examine the rates at which youth with emotional disturbances received services during and up to 8 years after high school. Parents' efforts to obtain services, information sources accessed, problems encountered, and the perceived sufficiency of services to meet youths' needs…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Youth, High School Students, Behavior Disorders
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Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rowe, Dawn A.; Sinclair, James; Poppen, Marcus; Woods, William E.; Shearer, Mackenzie L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
The purpose of this systematic review was to (a) systematically review the literature to identify National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 secondary analyses articles published since 2009 that met the quality indicators for correlational research, (b) further extend the findings of Test et al. by identifying additional evidence to support the…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Success, Literature Reviews, Longitudinal Studies
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Seo, Hyojeong; Shogren, Karrie A.; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Hughes, Carolyn; Thompson, James R.; Little, Todd D.; Palmer, Susan B. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
This study examined similarities and differences in measurement properties and score comparability of the "Supports Intensity Scale-Adult Version" (16-64 years) and the "Supports Intensity Scale-Children's Version" (5-16 years). Data were collected from 142 adolescents with intellectual disability with both versions of the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Intellectual Disability, Special Needs Students, Transitional Programs
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Brown, Dikla; Cinamon, Rachel Gali – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2016
The current study focuses on the contribution of five personality traits to the development of self-efficacy and outcome expectations regarding selecting a high school major among adolescents with learning disabilities (LD). Social cognitive career theory and the Big Five personality traits model served as the theoretical framework. Participants…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Personality, Learning Disabilities, Course Selection (Students)
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Powers, Laurie E.; Schmidt, Jessica; Sowers, Jo-Ann; McCracken, Kasey – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2015
Very little systematic research has been conducted on mentoring of youth with disabilities, especially science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) mentoring. This article describes findings from a qualitative study, conducted as a component of an explanatory, sequential mixed-methods investigation of the outcomes and processes of a…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Mentors, Disabilities, Mixed Methods Research
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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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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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