Handbook of Adolescent Transition Education for Youth with Disabilities by Michael L. WehmeyerHandbook of Adolescent Transition Education for Youth with Disabilities by Michael L. Wehmeyer

Handbook of Adolescent Transition Education for Youth with Disabilities

EditorMichael L. Wehmeyer, Kristine W. Webb

Paperback | December 20, 2011

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Transition from secondary education to adulthood represents a period during which adolescents with disabilities face multiple responsibilities and changing roles that include establishing independence, attending postsecondary education or training, developing social networks, choosing a career, participating in their communities, and managing healthcare and financial affairs. Sponsored by the Division of Career Development and Transition (DCDT) of the Council of Exceptional Children, this handbook provides a comprehensive resource to the communities of educators, related service and agency personnel, families, caretakers, counselors, and other stakeholders who facilitate these complex transitions to adulthood for adolescents with disabilities.

Comprehensive' This comprehensive volume includes coverage of historical foundations, policy, transition programming and planning, development of student skills, and program structure. It also recommends transition supports for students with specific disabilities.

Organizing Taxonomy' The book is organized around a well recognized taxonomy for adolescent transition used by many states to design and reform their transition services.

Expertise' The volume editors are past-presidents of the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Career Development and are leaders in transition research and practice. Contributors are well-recognized for their expertise in transition.

Chapter Structure' Each chapter includes a discussion of evidence-based research, recommended practices, suggestions for transition personnel and families, and additional resources.

This book is appropriate for researchers and graduate-level instructors in special education and vocational education, inservice administrators and policy makers, and transition service providers.

Michael L. Wehmeyeris Professor of Special Education; Director, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities; and Senior Scientist, Beach Center on Disability, all at the University of Kansas. His research focus is on self-determination, technology use by people with cognitive disabilities, the intellectual disability constru...
Title:Handbook of Adolescent Transition Education for Youth with DisabilitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 9.8 × 7.1 × 1.1 inPublished:December 20, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415872790

ISBN - 13:9780415872799

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Table of Contents

Foreword:Ginger Blalock I. Introduction and Overview of Adolescent Transition Education  1. An Introduction to Adolescent Transition EducationMichael L. Wehmeyer and Kristine Webb 2. Policy and Adolescent Transition EducationDavid R. Johnson II. AdolescentTransition Education Planning  3.IEP Development in Adolescent Transition EducationPaul Wehman and Pam Targett  4. Student Involvement in the Transition ProcessJames E. Martin, Dan Dalun Zhang and David W. Test  5. Transition Assessment for AdolescentsDebra A. Neubert  6. Transition Planning StrategiesJanice Seabrooks-Blackmore and Gwendolyn Williams  7. Family Involvement in Transition PlanningDonna L. Wandry and Amy M. Pleet III. Student Development in Adolescent Transition Education8.Life Skills and Community-based InstructionDavid W. Test, Sharon Richter and Allison Walker  9. Preparing Students for the 21stCentury WorkforceCheryl Hanley-Maxwell and Margo Vreeburg Izzo  10. Career Development and Vocational InstructionJeanne B. Repetto and Drew Andrews  11. Self-Determination and Adolescent Transition EducationMichael L. Wehmeyer, Sharon Field and Colleen Thoma 12. Structured Work ExperiencesLauren Lindstrom, Bonnie Doren, K. Brigid Flannery and Michael Benz  13. School Completion and Adolescent Transition EducationLarry Kortering  14. Social Skills, Supports, and Networks in Adolescent Transition EducationLaura T. Eisenman and Sarah A. Celestin  15. Assistive Technology in the Transition Education Process Karen B. Patterson and Terrence Cavanaugh IV. Adolescent Transition Education Program Structure16. Adolescent Transition Education and School ReformDiane S. Bassett and Carol A. Kochhar-Bryant  17. Middle School Transition Education Planning and ServicesJeanne Repetto  18. Providing Transition Education to a Diverse Student PopulationSharon deFur and Audrey A. Trainor  19. Transition to Post-Secondary EducationKristine Webb and Liz Getzel  20. Effective Strategies for Interagency CollaborationPatricia M. Noonan and Mary E. Morningstar21. Innovative Employment Support Models Wendy Parent-Johnson  22. Job Development and Placement in Youth Transition EducationRichard G. Luecking and LaVerne A. Buchanon V. Disability Specific Adolescent Transition Education  23. Transition Education for Adolescents with Autism Spectrum DisordersBrenda Smith Myles and Daniel E. Steere  24. Transition Education for Adolescents with Learning DisabilitiesCari Dunn and Christina M. Curran  25. Transition Education for Adolescents with Intellectual DisabilityMeg Grigal and Ann Deschamps26. Transition Education for Adolescents Who are Deaf or Hard of HearingJohn Luckner  27. Transition Education for Adolescents who are Blind or Have Low Vision Karen Wolffe and Jane Erin  28. Transition Education for Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral DisordersErik W. Carter and Deanne K. Unruh  29. Transition Education for Adolescents with Serious Mental Health ConditionsJanet S. Walker and L. Kris Gowen