ERIC Number: ED405714
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Alliance: The Newsletter of the National Transition Alliance, v1 n3 Dec 1996
This theme issue provides four articles that address family involvement in the transition of youth with disabilities from school to work. The first article, "Family Involvement" by Marge Goldberg and Shauna McDonald, offers evidence of the importance of family involvement at this stage of the individual's life, reports on families' experiences, and notes the value of mentoring families. The second article is "Strategies for Family Involvement," by Marge Goldberg. It provides specific suggestions to parents for getting involved and includes tips from parents to parents and from parents to professionals for the transition years. The third article lists eight national organizations for family involvement. Provided for each organizational listing is address, phone number, World Wide Web site (when available), and a brief description. Also provided are a list of five projects about family involvement (including contact information and a description) and a list of 11 conferences. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.