ERIC Number: EJ726483
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Jun-22
Reference Count: 25
The Great Leap Forward: Transitioning into the Adult World
Savage, Ronald C.
Preventing School Failure, v49 n4 p43 Sum 2005
Transitioning from high school to the adult world is a complicated process for adolescents with traumatic brain injuries (TBIs). The Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires transition services for students with disabilities. This article describes those services and how to customize these services to support the needs of students with TBI before and after they leave public school.
Descriptors: Independent Living, Community Services, Brain, Federal Legislation, High School Graduates, Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Transitional Programs, Individualized Transition Plans, Disabilities, Models, Evaluation Methods, Postsecondary Education, Education Work Relationship, Employment
Heldref Publications, Helen Dwight Reid Educational Foundation, 1319 Eighteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-1802. Web site: http://www.heldref.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Postsecondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: New York
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act