ERIC Number: EJ551427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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School-to-Work Transitions for Youth with Disabilities: A Review of Outcomes and Practices.
Phelps, L. Allen; Hanley-Maxwell, Cheryl
Review of Educational Research, v67 n2 p197-226 Sum 1997
This review examines employment and postsecondary education outcomes for youth with disabilities leaving secondary schools, as well as studies of educational practices reporting high-quality outcomes. Practices that appear to improve outcomes for these students are supervised work experiences and functionally oriented curricula that connect academic and job skills. (SLD)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Note: Research supported in part by the Offices of Vocational and Adult Education and Special Education and Rehabilitative Services of the U.S. Department of Education through grants to the National Center for Research in Vocational Education at the University of California, Berkeley, and the National Center to Improve the Tools of Educators at the University of Oregon.