Promoting Successful Transition To Adulthood For Students With Disabilities (What Works For Special-Needs Learners)

Promoting Successful Transition To Adulthood For Students With Disabilities (What Works For Special-Needs Learners)

Promoting Successful Transition to Adulthood for Students with Disabilities (What Works for Special-Needs Learners)

Comprehensively addressing the challenges of transition, this book provides practical knowledge and tools geared toward real-world educators. It presents clear guidelines for all aspects of team-based transition planning for individuals with various levels of disability, illustrated with vignettes of three secondary students who are followed throughout the book. The authors describe evidence-based practices for conducting assessments and promoting optimal outcomes in the areas of employment, postsecondary education, and independent living. Keys to family involvement, self-determination, interagency collaboration, and problem solving are highlighted. Several reproducible forms can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8 1/2" x 11" size.

Review

"This up-to-date book is a great text for courses on transition education and services. The content in each chapter is very current and comprehensive. The authors focus on evidence-based practices and draw on research on predictors of post-school success. The case studies threaded throughout, as well as the user-focused exercises, make it easy to understand and implement the strategies discussed."--Mary E. Morningstar, PhD, Department of Special Education, University of Kansas

"Morgan and Riesen have masterfully interwoven the most current information and evidence-based...

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