Beyond High School: Transition From School to Work / Edition 1by Frank R. Rusch, Janis Chadsey
Pub. Date: 12/15/1997
Publisher: Cengage Learning
This edited text contains 18 articles concerning the preparation of special education students for the transition from school to adulthood. The course focuses on practical ways to make special needs students functional in community and employment situations. See more details below
This edited text contains 18 articles concerning the preparation of special education students for the transition from school to adulthood. The course focuses on practical ways to make special needs students functional in community and employment situations.
Table of Contents
Forward. Preface. PART A: INTRODUCTION TO TRANSITION. 1. Characteristics of Youth and Young Adults. 2. Emerging Transition Best Practices. 3. School to Work Transition: Overview of Disability Legislation. 4. Dropout Prevention and Special Services. 5. Vocational Education: Emerging Vocationalism. 6. Career Development, School to Work Transition, and Diversity: An Ecological Approach. 7. Foundations for a School-to-Work System that Serves All Students. PART B: TRANSITION PLANNING AND INVOLVEMENT IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS. 8. Implementing a Transition Perspective of Education. 9. Student-Involvement in Transition Planning and Program Implementation. 10. Families: The Heart of Transition. 11. Student Assessment and Evaluation. 12. Building Statewide Transition Services Through Collaborative Interagency Teamwork. 13. The Personal Career Plan: A Person Centered Approach to Vocational Evaluation and Career Planning. 14. School-Sponsored Work Experience and Vocational Instruction. 15. Supporting the Transition from School to Adult Life. 16. Postsecondary Education. 17. Moving Towards Social Inclusion in Employment and Postsecondary School Settings. 18. Transition: A Stimulus for Change.
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