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Orlando, Ann-Marie; Klinepeter, Elizabeth; Foster, Megan – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Current U.S. legislation calls for students with disabilities to be involved and make progress in general education curriculum. Despite the legislation, students with extensive support needs continue to be segregated from their peers and post-school outcomes remain dismal for this population of students. The purpose of this retrospective study was…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Special Education, College Students, Multiple Disabilities
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Miller, Christina R. – School Social Work Journal, 2013
A qualitative exploration of a service-learning program for high school students with disabilities is presented. Focus groups with (n = 15) students and interviews with (n = 3) service-learning teachers at multiple service-learning sites were conducted to explore the perceptions of students and service-learning teachers regarding the impact of the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Student Attitudes, Learning Experience, Social Work
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Williams-Diehm, Kendra L.; Lynch, Patricia S. – Journal for Vocational Special Needs Education, 2007
Although increased attention in special education has been given to individual transition planning, little research has been done to assess student opinions and knowledge on this process. The majority of research has focused on "best practice" to ensure quality transition planning for students. This study surveyed 103 students receiving…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Mental Retardation, Emotional Disturbances, Learning Disabilities
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Owens, Laura; Konkol, Lynn – Reclaiming Children and Youth: The Journal of Strength-based Interventions, 2004
The purpose of this study was to gain a student's perspective on the differences between alternative and traditional educational settings. Specific objectives were to (1) identify obstacles students perceived in transitioning from alternative settings to traditional school settings and (2) hear the authentic voices of students to determine what…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Nontraditional Education, Traditional Schools, Emotional Disturbances