Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Disabilities

Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Disabilities

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For Transition, Secondary Special Education and Career Education/Vocational Transition courses. Redesigned to focus more directly on supporting teachers and professionals in developing and implementing transition activities, this comprehensive text provides broad coverage of transition content, organized around the four essential elements of transition: 1)context, 2)programs, 3)planning, and 4)outcomes. The coverage encompasses the full spectrum of transition, from its legislative policy base, through the maturing disability rights movement and government initiatives, to specific ideas for teaching everyday transition activities. The books goal is to advocate services based on each learners' own needs, interests, and preferences; achieving a desirable quality of life and to ensure effective transitioning.show more

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  • Paperback | 608 pages
  • 188 x 226.1 x 30.5mm | 907.2g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131123777
  • 9780131123779

Table of contents

SECTION I: TRANSITION CONTEXT: IMPLEMENTING TRANSITION SYSTEMS. 1. Life Satisfaction and Productive Futures. 2. History and Transition Legislation. 3. Transition Models and Promising Practices. 4. Career Development: Theories for Transition Planning. SECTION II: TRANSITION PROGRAMS: CREATING A TRANSITION PERSPECTIVE OF EDUCATION. 5. Transition Assessment and Postschool Outcomes. 6. A Curriculum Framework for Transition. 7. Instructional Strategies and Transition Settings. 8. Transition Services. SECTION III: TRANSITION PLANNING: PLANNING FOR TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD. 9. Participatory Decision Making: Innovative Practices That Increase Student Self-Determination. 10. Multicultural Competence for Working with Families. 11. Transition Planning. 12. Coordinating Transition Services. SECTION IV: TRANSITION OUTCOMES: ACHIEVING QUALITY OUTCOMES. 13. Transition to Employment. 14. Postsecondary Education and Career Paths. 15. My Home and Community: Developing Supports for Adult Living. 16. Recreation and Leisure in the Community. Appendix A: Life-Centered Career Education Transition Model, and Competencies. Appendix B: Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Transition Planning. Appendix C: Sample Blanket Release of Information and Member Agreement. Appendix D: Self-Survey of Transition Practices. Appendix E: Postschool Participants Phone Survey. References.Indexes.show more

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