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Shogren, Karrie A.; Wittenburg, David – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2020
This article synthesizes policy and intervention options for youth with disabilities based on recent reports from the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine and the Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy. To frame findings from both reports, we utilize a life course approach. This approach is important as…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Youth, Transitional Programs, Barriers
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Harvey, Michael W.; Rowe, Dawn A.; Test, David W.; Imperatore, Catherine; Lombardi, Allison; Conrad, Michelle; Szymanski, Amy; Barnett, Kristy – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2020
This article describes the Division of Career Development and Transition's (DCDT) position regarding Career Technical Education (CTE) and provides recommendations regarding more intense collaboration to improve access to and persistence in CTE for students with disabilities. Professional groups, such as the DCDT and the Association for Career and…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Vocational Education, Career Development, Secondary Education
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Kutscher, Elisabeth L.; Tuckwiller, Elizabeth D. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2020
This study investigated K-12 experiences individuals with disabilities perceived as influencing their transition to and participation in postsecondary education. Using a convergent transformative mixed methods research design, the study integrated findings from interviews and surveys (n = 13) using multiple correspondence analysis. Qualitative…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Influences, Postsecondary Education, Students with Disabilities
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Hagiwara, Mayumi; Palmer, Susan B.; Hancock, Christine L.; Shogren, Karrie A. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Strong family--school partnerships are crucial throughout K--12 education as they enable the development and implementation of meaningful educational programs for students with disabilities. This is especially true during transition planning. In many families, youth with disabilities have siblings that are a core part of the family unit, are…
Descriptors: Siblings, Role, Family School Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education
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Unger, Darlene D.; Rumrill, Phillip D., Jr. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This literature review examined publication patterns in the journal of "Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals" across 35 years of publication. Overall, 732 contributors affiliated with 267 organizations were identified in our analysis of 436 articles. Frequency counts identified the most productive scholars in…
Descriptors: Career Development, Productivity, Transitional Programs, Literature Reviews
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Wehman, Paul – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
As children become teenagers and move into early adulthood, there are many transitions they face. For young people with disabilities, this is no different except that there are invariably additional complex challenges that must be overcome. Evidence-based research is the foundation for best transition practices, but too many studies seem abstract,…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Best Practices, Transitional Programs, Guidelines
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Madaus, Joseph W.; Gelbar, Nicholas W.; Dukes, Lyman L., III; Faggella-Luby, Michael; Lalor, Adam R.; Kowitt, Jennifer S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
A systematic review was conducted of 581 articles published in 76 issues of "Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals" from the journal's initial issue in 1978 to the final issue of its 35th year in 2012. Articles were coded based on inclusion of original or secondary data and if not, what type of information…
Descriptors: Career Development, Literature Reviews, Journal Articles, Periodicals
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Hughes, Carolyn – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
Living in poverty increases the likelihood that students with disabilities will experience poor postschool outcomes, including unemployment, underemployment, and limited postsecondary education. The effects of the intersection of poverty and disability persist into adulthood where the employment rate for adults with disabilities is only one fourth…
Descriptors: Poverty, Disabilities, Social Differences, Employment Potential
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Morningstar, Mary E.; Bassett, Diane S.; Kochhar-Bryant, Carol; Cashman, Joanne; Wehmeyer, Michael L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Society has witnessed significant improvements in the lives of students receiving transition services over the past 30 years. The field of transition has developed an array of evidence-based interventions and promising practices; however, secondary school reform efforts have often overlooked these approaches for youth without disabilities. If we…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Transitional Programs, Alignment (Education), Educational Policy