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Kearney, Kelly B.; Dukes, Charles – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Microenterprises in the classroom provide a unique way to incorporate academic goals within transitional skill instruction for students with developmental disabilities. The purpose of this article is to discuss how the principles of microenterprises can be used by classroom teachers to practice these skills as well as an overview of how to create…
Descriptors: Small Businesses, Developmental Disabilities, Skill Development, High School Students
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Haines, Shana J.; Francis, Grace L.; Shepherd, Katharine G.; Ziegler, Meg; Mabika, Goma – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The McGill Action Planning System (also referred to as Making Action Plans or MAPS) is a supportive, strengths-based process that enables teams to understand each other and work together to support students in achieving their dreams. This process can work very well with all transitioning students with disabilities and their families, including…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Individualized Transition Plans, Planning, Family School Relationship
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Prince, Angela M. T.; Hodge, Janie; Bridges, William C.; Katsiyannis, Antonis – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Youth with disabilities have consistently poor postschool engagement outcomes in employment and postsecondary education and training. At least once every 6 years, states are required to submit a State Performance Plan in which they report performance on the progress of students with disabilities (20 U.S.C. 1416(b)(1)). Indicator 14 requires states…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Youth Employment, Youth Opportunities, Predictor Variables
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Hennessey, Maeghan N.; Terry, Robert; Martin, James E.; McConnell, Amber E.; Willis, Donna M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
We examined the theoretical factor structure fit and psychometric properties of the "Transition Assessment and Goal Generator" (TAGG). In the first study, 349 transition-aged students with disabilities, their special educators, and family members completed TAGG assessments, and using exploratory factor analysis (EFA)/confirmatory factor…
Descriptors: Psychometrics, Factor Structure, Factor Analysis, Disabilities
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Burnes, Jennifer J.; Martin, James E.; Terry, Robert; McConnell, Amber E.; Hennessey, Maeghan N. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
We conducted an exploratory study to investigate the relation between nonacademic behavior constructs measured by the "Transition Assessment and Goal Generator" (TAGG) and postsecondary education and employment outcomes for 297 high school leavers who completed the TAGG during their high school years. Four of eight TAGG constructs…
Descriptors: Correlation, Postsecondary Education, Educational Attainment, Employment Level
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Mamun, Arif A.; Carter, Erik W.; Fraker, Thomas M.; Timmins, Lori L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
To better understand how early work experience shapes subsequent employment outcomes for young people (ages 18 to 20) with disabilities, we analyzed longitudinal data from the Youth Transition Demonstration (YTD) evaluation to test whether the employment experiences of 1,053 youth during the initial year after entry affected their employment…
Descriptors: Employment Level, Young Adults, Disabilities, Youth
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Cmar, Jennifer L.; McDonnall, Michele C.; Markoski, Kasey M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Youth with deaf-blindness have difficulty transitioning to adulthood and experience poor employment outcomes, yet research on this population is limited. To identify predictors of postschool employment outcomes for transition-age youth who are deaf-blind, we conducted multiple logistic regression analyses using data from Waves 1 through 5 of the…
Descriptors: Deaf Blind, Predictor Variables, Employment Level, Work Experience
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Rowe, Dawn A.; McNaught, John; Yoho, Louise M.; Davis, Mariya; Mazzotti, Valerie L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Although there are many transitions that occur in a young person's life, transition from high school to adulthood can be one of the most challenging. This transition requires autonomy and decision-making skills. To support youth in having positive outcomes after high school, it is imperative for teachers to have strategies to guide students in…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Internet, Resources, Personal Autonomy
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Cannella-Malone, Helen I.; Jimenez, Eliseo D.; Schaefer, John M.; Miller, Megan; Byrum, Hollie – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Video prompting has a strong evidence base as an effective strategy to teach students with severe disabilities a variety of skills including daily living skills. This study examined whether differences in daily living tasks (i.e., multistep, multicomponent, and sequential tasks) would impact skill acquisition using video prompting by three…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Prompting, Daily Living Skills, Skill Development
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Bartholomew, Audrey L.; Griffin, Nancy – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The authors present a tool teachers can use to modify their instruction so that it is based on universal design and includes secondary transition topics and skills. This checklist includes Universal Design for Learning (UDL) checkpoints and prompts teachers to go through a set of guiding questions that focus on both UDL and secondary transition.…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Check Lists, Access to Education, Skill Development
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Yu, Meifang; Novak, Jeanne A.; Lavery, Matthew Ryan; Vostal, Brooks R.; Matuga, Julia M. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The authors analyzed National Longitudinal Transition Study--2 (NLTS2) data to examine the role of high school academic preparation and receipt of postsecondary academic support services (PASS) in predicting college completion among students with learning disabilities. Logistic regression analyses revealed that students who earned a 3.0 grade…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, College Graduates, College Preparation, Academic Support Services
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Mazzotti, Valerie L.; Rowe, Dawn A.; Simonsen, Monica; Boaz, Bonnie; VanAvery, Cynthia – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
To scale up and sustain the use of evidence-based practices, it is imperative that state education agencies systematically implement professional development that represents best practice. By delivering quality professional development to local districts, it is more likely that transition personnel will implement transition programs and practices…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Transitional Programs, Individualized Transition Plans, Evidence Based Practice
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Simonsen, Monica L.; Novak, Jeanne A.; Mazzotti, Valerie L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
To understand the current status of transition-related credentialing systems in driving personnel preparation, it is necessary to identify which state education and rehabilitation services agencies are currently providing certification and licensure in the area of secondary transition. The purpose of this study was to examine the current state of…
Descriptors: State Policy, Policy Analysis, Credentials, Secondary Education
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Plotner, Anthony J.; Simonsen, Monica L. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine 41 secondary transition-focused personnel preparation projects funded between 2001 and 2016. Specifically, this study examined the amount and characteristics of these projects through a systematic abstract review. In addition, authors explored key issues in federally funded transition-focused personnel…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Transitional Programs, Telephone Surveys, Interviews
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Holzberg, Debra G.; Clark, Kelly A.; Morningstar, Mary E. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2018
Transition professional development (PD) has been identified as a way to improve transition services; however, there is a dearth of literature on transition-focused PD. To learn more about the essential features of effective PD, 73 published articles were evaluated in the area of PD in both secondary transition and special education. Articles were…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Transitional Programs, Secondary Education, Special Education
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