Pathways to Successful Transition for Youth with Disabilities / Edition 1

Pathways to Successful Transition for Youth with Disabilities / Edition 1

by Gary A. Greene, Carol Kochhar, Thomas G. Spiro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0136745997

ISBN-13: 9780136745990

Pub. Date: 10/29/2002

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Bringing together the expertise of two of the most experienced scholars in transition personnel preparation, this up-to-date book offers a balanced presentation of theory, research, and practice in regard to career guidance and transition for youth with disabilities. Its contemporary focus on such issues as inclusive education, cultural and linguistic diversity,

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Bringing together the expertise of two of the most experienced scholars in transition personnel preparation, this up-to-date book offers a balanced presentation of theory, research, and practice in regard to career guidance and transition for youth with disabilities. Its contemporary focus on such issues as inclusive education, cultural and linguistic diversity, and self-determination and advocacy creates a text with broad-based appeal; while its thorough scholarship supports content with a solid foundation in theory and research. The book is divided into three sections, which can be used together or independently.

This book emphasizes a wide variety of transition pathways; and offers numerous practical suggestions for how to draft IEP transition language related to this model. It covers research-based best practices and ensures readers come away with the most current information and the broadest possible definition of transition.

For professionals in the fields of guidance and counseling for youths with disabilities.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136745990
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
10/29/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
506
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IPhilosophical and Policy Foundations for Transition
Ch. 1Introduction to Transition2
Ch. 2Philosophy for Transition34
Ch. 3Federal Legislation and State Initiatives Supporting Transition Services64
Ch. 4Coordinating Systems and Agencies for Successful Transition108
Pt. IIImplementing Transition in Local Systems
Ch. 5Best Practices in Transition154
Ch. 6Transition Pathways198
Ch. 7Transition Assessment230
Ch. 8Transition Planning254
Ch. 9The Final Phases of Transition: Follow-Up and Evaluation292
Ch. 10Implementing Interagency Agreements for Transition314
Pt. IIICultural Issues, Leadership, and Future Directions for Transition
Ch. 11Transition of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Youth with Disabilities380
Ch. 12Leadership to Promote Transition Services406
Ch. 13Future Directions for the Advancement of Transition Services432
References475
Name Index495
Subject Index499

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