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National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2018
The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT) creates, organizes, and disseminates information to help districts, schools, and teachers support students with disabilities in order to help them achieve positive in-school and post-school outcomes. The NTACT website contains resources to assist practitioners in implementing quality…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Educational Resources, Related Services (Special Education), Evidence Based Practice
Chang, Wen-Hsuan; Clark, Kelly A. – National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2018
The purpose of this annotated bibliography is to provide educators with sources that define the issues of mental health and offer suggestions for how to address mental health in the secondary transition planning process. The information is organized by four categories: (1) overview of the issue; (2) prevalence and comorbidity; (3) professional,…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Annotated Bibliographies, Transitional Programs, Secondary School Students
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2017
Male minority students with disabilities drop out at higher rates than their white peers. Approximately 33% of American Indian or Alaskan Native, 19% of Asian or Pacific Islander, 32% of African-American, and 27% of Latino students with disabilities dropped out compared to 15.5% of White students with a disability (Grady & Bost, 2014).…
Descriptors: Dropout Rate, Dropout Prevention, Minority Group Students, Racial Differences
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2017
The purpose of this document is twofold. First, it provides a brief summary of states' Federal Fiscal Year 2015 (FFY2015) IDEA Part B Indicators 1: graduation rates, 2: dropout rates, 13: transition components of the IEP, and 14: post-school outcomes. These Indicators pertain only to students with disabilities and are reported yearly to the Office…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Statewide Planning, Annual Reports, Educational Indicators
Clark, Kelly A.; Allison, Ruth; Marable, Ronica – National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2017
Educational and vocational rehabilitation programs both have key roles and responsibilities in improving post-school outcomes for students with disabilities. Both entities must be involved in creating opportunities for students to develop skills and knowledge to prepare for careers in the 21st Century. To help facilitate understanding and promote…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Disabilities, Guides, Teacher Collaboration
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2016
Recently researchers have begun focusing on young adults with mental health disorders transitioning into adulthood. Research exploring the importance of mental health support in secondary transition have yielded positive outcomes. For example, strong collaboration between educational and mental health agencies ensuring academic, employment, and…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Health Programs, Mental Disorders, Transitional Programs
Luecking, Richard; Deschamps, Ann; Allison, Ruth; Hyatt, Jacque; Stuart, Christy – National Technical Assistance Center on Transition, 2015
The "gold standard" of youth outcomes is when they are achieving employment and pursuing a clear career path. The activities transition and employment initiatives, and the partnerships that support them, are most appropriately judged against this standard. This Guide presents approaches and considerations for the development and…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs, School Business Relationship, Evidence Based Practice