Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Disabilities / Edition 1

Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Disabilities / Edition 1

by Robert Flexer, Thomas J. Simmons, Pamela Luft, Robert Baer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0130205729

ISBN-13: 9780130205728

Pub. Date: 09/25/2000

Publisher: Pearson Education

This comprehensive book provides broad coverage of transition content ranging from the legislative-policy base to specific transition activities. The resulting integration of policy and practice systematically builds the reader's understanding and provides guidelines of effective transition practice. Cross-categorical case studies and practical examples demonstrate…  See more details below

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This comprehensive book provides broad coverage of transition content ranging from the legislative-policy base to specific transition activities. The resulting integration of policy and practice systematically builds the reader's understanding and provides guidelines of effective transition practice. Cross-categorical case studies and practical examples demonstrate the role of teachers as part of a transition team and illustrate in a practical manner how to do transition. Four essential elements of transition legislation are used to introduce each chapter and are integrated throughout the book. Chapter topics cover a variety of areas including transition foundations, career and transition services, transition planning, post-school and community environment. For individuals who find themselves in a transition setting.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130205728
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
09/25/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
630
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.18(h) x 1.16(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

I. TRANSITION FOUNDATIONS.

1. History and Transition Legislation.
2. Transition Models and Best Practices.
3. Career Development: Theories for Transition Planning.
4. Transition Collaborators.
5. Multicultural Competence in Transition Planning Processes.

II. CAREER AND TRANSITION SERVICES.

6. Career and Vocational Education.
7. Transition Assessment and Postschool Outcomes.
8. Curriculum Development and Transition.
9. Instructional Strategies.
10. The Role of Technology in Transition Planning.

III. TRANSITION PLANNING.

11. Participatory Decision-Making: Innovative Practices That Increase Student Self-Determination.
12. Transition Planning.
13. Coordinating Transition Services.
14. Family Involvement.

IV. POSTSCHOOL AND COMMUNITY ENVIRONMENT.

15. Transition to Employment.
16. Postsecondary Education and Career Paths.
17. Recreation and Leisure in the Community.
18. My Home: Developing Skills and Supports for Adult Living.

APPENDIXES.

Appendix A: Self-Evaluation Strategies to Assist in Examining Cultural Beliefs and Multicultural Competence.
Appendix B: Relationships with Minority Families.
Appendix C: Life-Centered Career Education Transition Model andCompetencies.
Appendix D: Glossary of Terms Commonly Used in Transition Planning.
Appendix E: Sample Blanket Release of Information and Member Agreement.
Appendix F: Self-Survey of Transition Practices.

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