ERIC Number: ED458389
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
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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)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitudes toward Disabilities, Community Based Instruction (Disabilities), Community Resources, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Education Work Relationship, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Resources, High Schools, Job Placement, Job Training, Mainstreaming, Models, Normalization (Disabilities), Postsecondary Education, Self Care Skills, Severity (of Disability), Special Education, Teaching Methods, Transitional Programs
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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Audience: Practitioners; Students
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Note: Revised edition of "Career Development and Transition Education for Adolescents with Disabilities," 1995.