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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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Shaw, Stan F.; Dukes, Lyman L., III – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
Transition policy and programs have primarily focused on preparing students with disabilities for employment. Public policy over the last three decades has gradually broadened to include increasing emphasis on transition to postsecondary education. To date, the literature has primarily addressed matters related to demographics, legislation and…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Educational Objectives, Academic Aspiration
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Bullis, Michael – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This article describes the author's personal view of the secondary special education and transition field, its shortcomings, and its future within the context of our modern society.
Descriptors: Reflection, Transitional Programs, Career Development, Special Education
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Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rowe, Dawn A.; Cameto, Renee; Test, David W.; Morningstar, Mary E. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This position paper describes the Division of Career Development and Transition's stance and recommendations for identifying and promoting secondary transition evidence-based practices and predictors of postschool success for students with disabilities. Recommendations for experimental research, correlational research, and secondary analysis of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Transitional Programs
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Carter, Erik W.; Brock, Matthew E.; Bottema-Beutel, Kristen; Bartholomew, Audrey; Boehm, Thomas L.; Cease-Cook, Jennifer – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
Prevailing policy and practice in the field of transition emphasizes the importance of designing services and supports based on research-based practices. We reviewed every article published across the 35-year history of "Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals" (CDTEI) to document methodological trends in research…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Secondary Education, Transitional Programs
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Pham, Yen K. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
This study used multilevel modeling to examine the extent to which secondary special educators promoted nonacademic behaviors that were positively linked to postschool outcomes for students with disabilities, including self-advocacy, goal setting and attainment, disability awareness, employment, and utilization of supports. Respondents were 248…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Disabilities
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McConnell, Amber E.; Martin, James E.; Juan, Chen Ya; Hennessey, Maeghan N.; Terry, Robert A.; el-Kazimi, Nidal A.; Pannells, Tammy C.; Willis, Donna M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2013
We conducted an analysis of the secondary transition qualitative and quantitative research literature to build comprehensive constructs and lists of student nonacademic behaviors associated with post-high school employment and education. From a pool of 83 initial quantitative and qualitative studies, 35 met the inclusion criteria, and the analysis…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis, Correlation, High School Students
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Repetto, Jeanne B.; Horky, Susan Chauncey; Miney, Angela; Reiss, John; Saidi, Arwa; Wolcott, Lisa; Saldana, Pablo; Jaress, Jennifer M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Many children with invisible chronic illnesses (ICIs) are living to adulthood, necessitating that they prepare for their future. Health care and education systems have different meanings and processes for transition, although both systems are designed to help young adults prepare for independence. As health care and educational services support…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Chronic Illness, Young Adults, Student Needs
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Ju, Song; Zhang, Dalun; Pacha, Jacqueline – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Individuals with disabilities face persistent challenges in gaining meaningful employment. One of the barriers to successful employment is a lack of employability skills. The purpose of this study was to identify employability skills that employers value as being important and to examine whether employers have different expectations for…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employees, Disabilities, Job Skills
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Trainor, Audrey A.; Carter, Erik W.; Swedeen, Beth; Pickett, Kelly – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Although early work experiences can impart a number of benefits to adolescents with disabilities, few students have meaningful access to these opportunities. The authors examined "community conversations" to build capacity and interest in expanding employment opportunities. Events were held in seven different communities and used the…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Adolescents, Employment Opportunities, Social Capital
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Pinkney, Christopher J.; Murray, Christopher J.; Lind, John R. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
In this investigation, the authors examine the relationship between individual skills (i.e., career locus of control [LOC], social skills [SOC], and social problem-solving skills [SPSS]) and the school- and perceived career-related adjustment of 211 students with disabilities. Data pertaining to individual skills were gathered from student…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Employment Qualifications, Interpersonal Competence, Disabilities
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Washington, Barbara H.; Hughes, Carolyn; Cosgriff, Joseph C. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
The authors compared involvement in educational planning and use of self-determination strategies reported by two groups of students attending a high-poverty, predominately Black high school: 19 students with severe intellectual disabilities and 20 general education seniors who were identified as successful. Findings revealed that special…
Descriptors: Educational Planning, General Education, Poverty, Career Education
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Berry, Hugh G.; Ward, Michael; Caplan, Leslie – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Using data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2, this article examines the relationships among three of Wehmeyer's components of self-determination (autonomy, empowerment, and self-realization) and subsequent reported access to postsecondary education in transitioning youths receiving Supplemental Security Income benefits. Results of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Access to Education, Longitudinal Studies, Transitional Programs
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Palmer, Susan B.; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Shogren, Karrie A.; Williams-Diehm, Kendra L.; Soukup, Jane H. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Students with intellectual disability are often served in community-based services to promote effective adult outcomes in employment, community inclusion, and independent living (Gaumer, Morningstar & Clark (2004). "Beyond High School" (Wehmeyer, Garner, Lawrence, Yeager, & Davis, 2006), a multi-stage model to promote student…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Models, Self Determination, Students with Disabilities
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Joshi, Gauri S.; Bouck, Emily C.; Maeda, Yukiko – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2012
Employment is an important postschool goal for students with mild intellectual disability; yet, results for this particular population are often not disaggregated from other disability categories. In this study, data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2) were used to explore the extent to which students with mild intellectual…
Descriptors: Mild Intellectual Disability, Career Readiness, Transitional Programs, Employment Level
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