Preparing Students with Disabilities for College Success: A Practical Guide to Transition Planning / Edition 1

Preparing Students with Disabilities for College Success: A Practical Guide to Transition Planning / Edition 1

by Stan F. Shaw, Joseph W. Madaus, Lyman L. Dukes III
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1598570161

ISBN-13: 9781598570168

Pub. Date: 12/01/2009

Publisher: Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company

For students with mild to moderate, non-visible disabilities, navigating a college education without the support team they had in high school can be challenging. Help students become effective self-advocates and maximize their postsecondary possibilities with this cutting-edge book, which balances current research with the most practical guidance to date on this topic

Overview

For students with mild to moderate, non-visible disabilities, navigating a college education without the support team they had in high school can be challenging. Help students become effective self-advocates and maximize their postsecondary possibilities with this cutting-edge book, which balances current research with the most practical guidance to date on this topic. Readers will discover how to: Help students find the right college and navigate the admissions process Teach students how to ask for what they need to succeed Determine student eligibility for services and accommodations Explain what the laws mean for students leaving high school Provide comprehensive academic and behavioral supports Implement school-wide supports that promote the development of students' academic and social skills within the general education curriculum Work with families to foster effective transition planning Equalize access and increase opportunities with self-determination Select supportive technology Readers will learn how early, coordinated, student-centered planning helps students develop the academic and personal skills required to successfully transition to college. User-friendly checklists, tip boxes, activities, and illustrative vignettes translate extensive research into immediate practice with students and families. Secondary transition personnel, counselors, and educators in high school settings will turn to this book first for comprehensive, accessible information on helping students transition to college and lay the critical groundwork for future employment success.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781598570168
Publisher:
Brookes, Paul H. Publishing Company
Publication date:
12/01/2009
Pages:
312
Sales rank:
751,024
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

About the Editors and Contributors
Foreword Gary M. Clark
Acknowledgments

  1. Introduction
    Joseph W. Madaus, Stan F. Shaw, & Lyman L. Dukes, III
  2. Considerations for the Transition to College
    Joan M. McGuire
  3. Let's Be Reasonable: Accommodations at the College Level
    Joseph W. Madaus
  4. Teaching Students with Disabilities Self-Determination Skills to Equalize Access and Increase Opportunities for Postsecondary Educational Success
    James E. Martin, Juan Portley, & John W. Graham
  5. Using a Schoolwide Model to Foster Successful Transition to College: Providing Comprehensive Academic and Behavioral Supports to All Learners
    Michael Faggella-Luby, K. Brigid Flannery, & Brandi Simonsen
  6. Technology Trends and Transition for Students with Disabilities
    Banerjee
  7. How Secondary Personnel Can Work with Families to Foster Effective Transition Planning
    Carol A. Kochhar-Bryant
  8. Gathering Data to Determine Eligibility for Services and Accommodations
    Lyman L. Dukes, III
  9. The College Search
    Nick Elksnin & Linda K. Elksnin
  10. Helping Students with Disabilities Navigate the College Admissions Process
    Manju Banerjee & Loring C. Brinckerhoff
  11. Planning for the Transition to College
    Stan F. Shaw

Index

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