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ERIC Number: EJ849493
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jun
Pages: 13
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 27
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0145-482X
Factors Affecting the Successful Employment of Transition-Age Youths with Visual Impairments
McDonnall, Michele Capella; Crudden, Adele
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, v103 n6 p329-341 Jun 2009
The following variables were found to be associated with employment for transition-age youths with visual impairments who are served by vocational rehabilitation agencies: work experience, academic competence, self-determination, use of assistive technology, and locus of control. Self-esteem and involvement with the counselor were not associated with employment in this study. (Contains 2 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
IES Cited: ED544172