Lifespan Transitions And Disability: A Holistic Perspective by Iva StrnadováLifespan Transitions And Disability: A Holistic Perspective by Iva Strnadová

Lifespan Transitions And Disability: A Holistic Perspective

byIva Strnadová, Therese M. CummingEditorIva Strnadová

Paperback | September 16, 2015

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This book brings a refreshing perspective to preparing students with disabilities and their families for all aspects of independent life. Many of the transitions experienced by younger children set the stage for future changes, yet do not receive the attention they deserve in the literature. This publication offers a strengths-based approach that includes philosophical perspectives and evidence-based practices to assist this vulnerable population with lifespan changes and challenges.

Each chapter addresses transitional needs and their assessment, and relevant interventions from the perspectives of an application to schools, families and communities. Multicultural perspectives are integral to all these chapters. The book covers transition from:

- home to early childhood education

- early childhood education to primary school

- primary school to secondary school

- primary school to special settings

- juvenile justice settings back into the community

- school to work

- school to further education or training

- post-school settings to retirement.

Lifespan Transitions and Disability: A holistic perspectiveis a necessary companion for postgraduate education students and researchers who have an interest in exploring the nature and context of special and inclusive education today.

Iva Strnadov¿STRONG> is Associate Professor at the School of Education, University of New South Wales, Australia. She also holds an honorary position in the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, Australia.Therese M. Cummingis Senior Lecturer at the School of Education, University of New South Wales, Australi...
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Title:Lifespan Transitions And Disability: A Holistic PerspectiveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:182 pages, 9 × 6.1 × 0.5 inPublished:September 16, 2015Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0415738873

ISBN - 13:9780415738873

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Table of Contents

1Introduction

2Transitions ¿ Historical Perspectives and Current Practices

3Transitions in the Early Childhood Years

4Transitions to Primary School

5Transition from Primary School to Secondary School

6Transitions to and from Special Settings

7Transitions from Juvenile Justice Settings Back into the Community

8Transitions from School to Work

9Transitions from School to Further Education or Training

10Transition to Retirement

11Wraparound Services to Support Lifespan Transitions

12Conclusion