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New Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use that Work! / Edition 2
     

New Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use that Work! / Edition 2

by Carolyn Hughes
 

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ISBN-10: 1598571990

ISBN-13: 2901598571997

Pub. Date: 09/14/2012

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

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 than 500 research-based, teacher-tested support strategies in The New Transition Handbook-the modern transition guide for today's students and the

Overview

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 than 500 research-based, teacher-tested support strategies in The New Transition Handbook-the modern transition guide for today's students and the professionals who support them. The revised edition of Hughes & Carter's bestselling The 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 you more than 30 printable checklists and observational forms that 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 on today's most critical transition topics! transition assessment new technology postsecondary education community-based instruction student-directed planning and learning

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2901598571997
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/14/2012
Edition description:
NE
Pages:
232

Table of Contents


Contents of the Book

About the Authors
Foreword by Paul Wehman
Acknowledgments

I Introduction to The New Transition Handbook

  1. The New Transition Handbook: A Model of Transition Support
  2. Assessment and Planning: Identifying Supports and Skills that Enhance Success
II Developing Supports that Enhance Participation
  1. Increasing Support within School and Community Settings
  2. Increasing Social Support and Promoting Acceptance
III 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

Development
References
Index

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

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