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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.
|Pt. I||Philosophical and Policy Foundations for Transition|
|Ch. 1||Introduction to Transition||2|
|Ch. 2||Philosophy for Transition||34|
|Ch. 3||Federal Legislation and State Initiatives Supporting Transition Services||64|
|Ch. 4||Coordinating Systems and Agencies for Successful Transition||108|
|Pt. II||Implementing Transition in Local Systems|
|Ch. 5||Best Practices in Transition||154|
|Ch. 6||Transition Pathways||198|
|Ch. 7||Transition Assessment||230|
|Ch. 8||Transition Planning||254|
|Ch. 9||The Final Phases of Transition: Follow-Up and Evaluation||292|
|Ch. 10||Implementing Interagency Agreements for Transition||314|
|Pt. III||Cultural Issues, Leadership, and Future Directions for Transition|
|Ch. 11||Transition of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Youth with Disabilities||380|
|Ch. 12||Leadership to Promote Transition Services||406|
|Ch. 13||Future Directions for the Advancement of Transition Services||432|