Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilities

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  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-03-30
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This book covers the transition of individuals with mild to severe disabilities from a school-age program to all aspects of adult life. The text addresses not only the transition of students with disabilities to employment, but also the transition to future living and post-secondary educational environments. Self-determination, interpersonal, and community integration knowledge and skills are integrated throughout.Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilitiesbuilds upon the success of past editions and continues to expand content to include students with severe disabilities and students at the elementary and middle school levels. This text addresses theidealand therealin terms of the relationship of the field of transition education and services to the standards-based reform movement in education. This book is intended for use by those in pre-service education programs at the undergraduate and graduate level, as well as those currently teaching in secondary special education programs and/or providing transition education and services.

Table of Contents

Education and Transition Services in Perspective
Historical Overview
Transition Servicesndash;Assumptions and Model
Legislation Foundations
Special Education
Rehabilitation and Civil Rights
Career and Technical Education
Workforce Training
Education Reform
Students and Families: Key Participants
Students and Families: Choice and Participation
Assessment for Transition
Education and Services
Overview of Transition Assessment
Transition Assessment and Standards-Based Reform
Alternate Assessment
Methods of Gathering Assessment Information on the Individual
Methods of Assessing Potential Environments
Tying Assessment into Transition Planning
Issues to Consider When Conducting Assessments
Recommendations for Transition Assessment
Transition in Early Childhood through Middle School: Laying the Foundation
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