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ERIC Number: ED458389
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 422
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-205-30901-1
Transition Education and Services for Adolescents with Disabilities. Third Edition.
Sitlington, Patricia L.; Clark, Gary M.; Kolstoe, Oliver P.
This book provides a history and overview of transitional services and educational programs provided for high school students with disabilities and proposes a new model of comprehensive transition education and services. The book is organized in 12 chapters: (1) "Secondary Special Education in Perspective"; (2) "Transition Education and Services Models"; (3) "Transition Education and Services Guidelines" (Debra A. Neubert); (4) "Students and Families: Key Participants in High School Programs for Students with Special Needs"; (5) "Transition Assessment"; (6) "Transition to Employment"; (7) "Job Placement, Training, and Supervision"; (8) "Transition to Postsecondary Education"; (9) "Transition to Adult Independent and Interdependent Living"; (10) "Instructional Strategies" (Mary E. Cronin); (11) "School-Based and Community Resources: Linkages and Referrals"; (12) "Issues in the Delivery of Transition Education and Services." Three appendixes include lists of resource agencies, assessment instruments for transitional planning, and a checklist for accessibility and usability of buildings and facilities. A glossary defines 63 terms, and 761 references are listed. (KC)
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Revised edition of "Career Development and Transition Education for Adolescents with Disabilities," 1995.