The New Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use That Work! by Carolyn HughesThe New Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use That Work! by Carolyn Hughes

The New Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use That Work!

byCarolyn Hughes, Erik W. CarterEditorCarolyn Hughes

Paperback | September 14, 2012

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To help students with disabilities make a smooth transition from high school to adulthood, you need proven and practical strategies that prepare them for success in an increasingly complex world. You'll find more than500 research-based, teacher-tested support strategiesinThe New Transition Handbook—the modern transition guide for today's students and the professionals who support them. The revised edition of Hughes & Carter's bestsellingThe Transition Handbook, this thoroughly updated guide is everything transition teams want: it's ultra-practical, fast and easy to navigate, cost-effective, and reflects the latest research and legislation affecting young adults with disabilities. Packed with ready-to-use strategies for teaching key skills and developing effective school and community supports, this is the ultimate guide to helping students

  • achieve self-determination
  • access the general curriculum
  • increase social acceptance and participation
  • set and reach individualized goals
  • strengthen positive behavior
  • prepare for postsecondary education
  • develop employment skills
  • access community resources
  • learn critical functional skills

With the convenient "menu" format, you can flip right to the strategies you need without having to page through the entire book. And the included CD-ROM gives youmore than 25 printable checklists and observational formsthat address social skills, classroom supports, job satisfaction, modified grading, and more. Keep this guidebook at your fingertips year after year, and you'll provide effective, individualized support for young people with disabilities as they begin fulfilling, self-determined adult lives.

With more ontoday's most critical transition topics!

  • transition assessment
  • new technology
  • postsecondary education
  • community-based instruction
  • student-directed planning and learning

Carolyn Hughes, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and Project Director of the federally funded Metropolitan Nashville Peer Buddy Program. In 1990, she received her doctoral degree in special education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champa...
Title:The New Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use That Work!Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 14, 2012Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1598571990

ISBN - 13:9781598571998

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Table of Contents

Contents of the Book

About the Authors
Foreword byPaul Wehman

I Introduction toThe New Transition Handbook

  1. The New Transition Handbook: A Model of Transition Support
  2. Assessment and Planning: Identifying Supports and Skills that Enhance SuccessII Developing Supports that Enhance Participation
    1. Increasing Support within School and Community Settings
    2. Increasing Social Support and Promoting AcceptanceIII Teaching Skills that Promote Success
      1. Promoting Independence and Self-Determination
      2. Promoting Social Participation and Teaching Social Skills
      3. Promoting Functional Skills and Access to the General Curriculum
      4. Teaching Employment Skills and Promoting Career


        Contents of the Accompanying CD-ROM

        About This CD-ROM

        Form 2.1 Event Recording Datasheet
        Form 2.2 Interval Recording Datasheet
        Form 2.3 Task Analysis Observation
        Form 2.4 Employee Social Skills Checklist
        Form 2.5 Home Inventory Form
        Form 3.1 Job Analysis Survey
        Form 3.2 Work Performance Evaluation
        Form 4.1 Behavior Checklist
        Form 4.2 Individual Social Support Plan
        Form 4.3 Seven Steps to Starting a Peer Buddy Program
        Form 4.4 Community Activity Participation Form
        Form 5.1 Teaching and Evaluating Self-Management
        Form 5.2 Self-Instruction Training Sequence
        Form 5.3 Picture Prompt
        Form 5.4 Today's Schedule (with Analog Clock)
        Form 5.5 Today's Schedule (with Digital Clock)
        Form 5.6 Daily Checklist
        Form 5.7 Self-Recording Chart
        Form 5.8 Choice-Making Opportunities
        Form 6.1 Social Interaction Observation Form
        Form 6.2 Social Opportunities Chart
        Form 6.3 Peer Buddy Social Skills Teaching Checklist
        Form 6.4 Peer Perception Questionnaire
        Form 7.2 Modified Grading System for Students in General Education Classrooms
        Form 7.3 Data Collection System
        Form 8.1 Job-Related Skills Assessment
        Form 8.2 Student Job Planning Tool
        Form 8.3 Student Job History Form
        Form 8.4 Job Satisfaction Form for Youth Employees

        About the Authors
        End User License Agreement