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Horn, Annemarie L.; Gable, Robert A.; Bobzien, Jonna L.; Tonelson, Steve W.; Rock, Marcia L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2020
Young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and comorbid intellectual disability (ID) are vastly underrepresented in the area of postsecondary employment. This study evaluated the effectiveness and perceptions of an intervention package incorporating constant time delay (CTD) and eCoaching to promote employment skill acquisition. CTD was used…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Young Adults, Job Skills, Time Factors (Learning)
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Suk, Andrea L.; Sinclair, Tracy E.; Osmani, Kimberly J.; Williams-Diehm, Kendra – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2020
Transition planning must consider all aspects of the student's postsecondary goals. Although the makeup of personnel in educational settings are predominantly White, the number of students from culturally, ethnically, and linguistically diverse (CELD) backgrounds continues to grow. This article promotes personal reflection on cultural competence,…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Cultural Background
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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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Mamboleo, George; Dong, Shengli; Fais, Connor – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2020
This study examined factors associated with disability disclosure to professors among students with disabilities (n = 289) who either registered or did not register with disability support services (DSS) in postsecondary education from six public colleges and universities located in a Mid-Atlantic U.S. state. Past experience in requesting…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Students, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Student Personnel Services
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Grigal, Meg; Papay, Clare; Smith, Frank; Hart, Debra; Verbeck, Rayna – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The Transition and Postsecondary Program for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (TPSID) model demonstration program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education was implemented initially from 2010 to 2015. During this time, 27 institutions of higher education were awarded grants to develop programs for…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Higher Education, Access to Education
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Bumble, Jennifer L.; Carter, Erik W.; Bethune, Lauren K.; Day, Tammy; McMillan, Elise D. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Amid rapid growth in the higher education movement, access to inclusive higher education for students with intellectual disability (ID) remains limited. This study used "community conversations" to explore how stakeholders in three communities envisioned the inclusion of students with ID on their local college campus and the supports…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, Higher Education, Stakeholders
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Keenan, Walter R.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Lombardi, Allison R.; Dukes, Lyman L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The Americans With Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 expanded the legal definition of disability to establish broader coverage for individuals with disabilities, including college students, than the definition in the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990. The new interpretation of the definition of disability shifted the main purpose of…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Documentation, Transitional Programs, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Rivera, Christopher J.; Wood, Charles L.; James, Morgan; Williams, Sarah – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Over the past decade, there has been an increase in postsecondary programs seeking to meet the needs of students with high incidence disabilities (e.g., learning disability, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder [ADHD]). Many of these students experience difficulties with executive functioning, that is, effectively applying problem-based…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, College Students, Executive Function, Goal Orientation
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Carter, Erik W.; Gustafson, Jenny R.; Mackay, Michael M.; Martin, Kaitlyn P.; Parsley, Misty V.; Graves, Jennifer; Day, Tammy L.; McCabe, Lauren E.; Lazarz, Hannah; McMillan, Elise D.; Schiro-Geist, Chrisann; Williams, Maurice; Beeson, Tom; Cayton, John – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Although peer mentors play a prominent role in supporting higher education experiences for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), little is known about these college students and the factors leading to their decision to become involved in this particular experience. We examined the motivations, experiences, and expectations…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Expectation, Inclusion, Higher Education
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Gushanas, Christina M.; Thompson, Julie L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Research indicates that employers rate personal hygiene as the number one barrier to employment among individuals with developmental disabilities. However, there is limited literature on improving personal hygiene in preparation for employment among individuals with developmental disabilities. Using a multiple-baseline across-participants design,…
Descriptors: Hygiene, Barriers, Developmental Disabilities, Self Management
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Love, Matthew L.; Baker, Joshua N.; Devine, Stephanie – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
As college becomes an increasingly important prerequisite for employment, it is important that all students have access to postsecondary education (PSE). The passage of the Higher Education Opportunity Act has provided students with intellectual disability (ID) a pathway to college, though some barriers in this transition still exist. This article…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Access to Education, College Students, Inclusion
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Newman, Barbara M.; Kimball, Ezekiel W.; Vaccaro, Annemarie; Moore, Adam; Troiano, Peter F. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
The sense of purpose, which directs and motivates goal attainment, is associated with health and happiness as students make transitions from high school to college and work. Despite its importance for student well-being, little empirical work has addressed the development of purpose among students with disabilities. This article expands on a model…
Descriptors: College Students, Students with Disabilities, Goal Orientation, Individual Development
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Francis, Grace L.; Regester, April; Reed, Alexandra S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Parent involvement and parent-professional collaboration influence positive transitions from school into adult life among young adults with disabilities. However, parents frequently report being uninformed and uninvolved in transition planning and there is a paucity of information on how to develop these relationships in high school and…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Disabilities, Parent Participation, Parent Attitudes
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Cmar, Jennifer L.; McDonnall, Michele C. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Early work experiences predict future employment for youth with visual impairments, particularly when youth find jobs independently, but research has not supported the efficacy of sponsored work for this population. The most effective work experience programs include additional components such as job search assistance, and job search interventions…
Descriptors: Job Search Methods, Program Effectiveness, Youth, Visual Impairments
Newman, Lynn A.; Madaus, Joseph W.; Lalor, Adam R.; Javitz, Harold S. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
In contrast to the increase in college enrollment rates of youth with learning disabilities (LD), graduation rates have remained stagnant and low. Using propensity methods, this study examined the effect of disability-specific and universally available support receipt on the college perseverance and completion of students with LD. Based on…
Descriptors: College Students, Learning Disabilities, Academic Persistence, Graduation Rate
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