ERIC Number: ED457619
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jul-22
Preparing Youth with Disabilities for Successful Participation in Postsecondary Education & Employment. National Capacity Building Institute Proceedings (Portland, Oregon, July 22-23, 2001).
National Center for the Study of Postsecondary Educational Supports, Honolulu, HI.; National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Minneapolis, MN.
This document contains materials from a seminar on preparing youth with disabilities for postsecondary education and quality employment held at the National Capacity Building Institute in the summer of 2001. The agenda for the Institute is provided along with the following papers: (1) "Postsecondary Education Supports for Students with Disabilities: A Review and Response" (Robert A. Stodden); (2) "The Development of Self-Determination and Self-Advocacy Skills: Essential Keys for Students with Disabilities" (Margo Izzo and Peg Lamb); (3) "Roles of Technology in Preparing Youth with Disabilities for Postsecondary Education and Employment" (Sheryl Burgstahler); and (4) "Current Challenges to Successfully Supporting and/or Accommodating the Desires and Needs of Youth with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education to Employment" (Teresa Whelley). Briefs are then provided on self-determination and self-advocacy skills (Margo Vreeburg Izzo), promising practice resulting in improved program and student outcomes (Margo Vreeburg Izzo and Jennifer Hertzfeld), self-determination curriculum (Brian Shaughnessy and JoAnn W. L. Yuen), postsecondary support characteristics (Michael N. Sharpe), effective instructional strategies for students with learning disabilities in postsecondary education (E. E. Getzel and others), accessibility policy for postsecondary distance education (John Anderson), transition from high school to postsecondary education and employment for students with disabilities (Sheryl Burgstahler and Weol Soon Kim-Rupnow), and inclusion of persons with disabilities in science, engineering, and mathematics (Richard Radtke and others). (Papers include references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Curriculum Design, Disabilities, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Self Advocacy, Self Determination, Student Personnel Services, Teaching Methods, Transitional Programs
National Center for the Study of Postsecondary Educational Supports (NCSPES), University of Hawai'i at Manoa, 1776 University Ave. UA 4-6, Honolulu, HI 96822. Tel: 808-956-3975; Fax: 808-956-5713; Web site: http://www.rrtc.hawaii.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Postsecondary Educational Supports, Honolulu, HI.; National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Minneapolis, MN.