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ERIC Number: EJ854903
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISSN: ISSN-0195-7597
Individualist and Collectivist Values in Transition Planning for Culturally Diverse Students with Special Needs
Black, Rhonda S.; Mrasek, Kathleen Dimino; Ballinger, Ruth
Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, v25 n2-3 p20-29 Win-Spr 2003
This article discusses transition planning for students with special needs from diverse cultural backgrounds. First, an overview of individualist versus collectivist values is presented. Then, a comparison is made between individualist and collectivist values and how they may impact transition planning with respect to family involvement, occupational choice, and independent living. The article concludes with suggestions for helping transition planners and service providers to become more culturally responsive. (Contains 1 figure and 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A