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2nd Edition

Handbook of Adolescent Transition Education for Youth with Disabilities

ISBN 9780367188016
Published June 3, 2020 by Routledge
542 Pages 15 B/W Illustrations

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Now in a thoroughly revised and updated second edition, this handbook provides a comprehensive resource for those who facilitate the complex transitions to adulthood for adolescents with disabilities. Building on the previous edition, the text includes recent advances in the field of adolescent transition education, with a focus on innovation in assessment, intervention, and supports for the effective transition from school to adult life. The second edition reflects the changing nature of the demands of transition education and adopts a "life design" approach. This critical resource is appropriate for researchers and graduate-level instructors in special and vocational education, in-service administrators and policy makers, and transition service providers.

Table of Contents

1. An Introduction to the Second Edition of the Handbook of Adolescent Transition Education for Youth with Disabilities  2. A History of Adolescent Transition Education  3. Policy and Adolescent Transition  4. Evidence- and Research-Based Transition Predictors and Practices: Identification and Implications  5. Career Design  6. Adolescent Transition Planning Strategies  7. IEP Development that Supports the Transition to Adult Life for Youth with Disabilities  8. Transition Assessment  9. Student Involvement in the Transition Process  10. Family Involvement in Adolescent Transition Planning  11. Academic Skill Instruction in Adolescent Transition Education  12. Life Skills and Community-Based Instruction  13. New Social Relationships: Social Skills, Supports, and Networks in Adolescent Transition Education  14. Self-Determination and Transition  15. Work-Based Learning for Students with Disabilities  16. School Completion and Adolescent Transition Education  17. Assistive Technology in the Transition Education Process  18. Middle School Transition Education Planning and Services  19. Integrating College and Career Readiness into Transition Education  20. Addressing Equity and Providing Transition Education to a Diverse Student Population  21. Effective Strategies for Interagency Collaboration  22. Supporting the Transition to Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities  23. Promoting Access to Supports and Accommodations in Postsecondary Education  24. Job Placement and Job Development for Young Adults with Disabilities  25. Enabling Community Participation During and After Transition  26. Trends in Transition Educator Personnel Preparation  27. Adolescent Transition Education for Students with Autism  28. Transition and Adolescents with Learning Disabilities  29. Adolescent Transition Education for Students with Intellectual Disability  30. Adolescent Transition Education for Deaf Students  31. Transition Education for Adolescents Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision  32. Transition Planning and Services for Youth with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders  33. Improving Transition Outcomes for Youth with Mental Health Conditions

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Karrie A. Shogren, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Special Education and Director of the Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities. Her research focuses on assessment and intervention in self-determination and supports needs assessment and planning.

Michael L. Wehmeyer is Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor in Special Education, Chair of the Department of Special Education, and Senior Scientist and Director of the Beach Center on Disability, all at the University of Kansas. His research focuses on self-determination, applications of positive psychology to the disability context, and applied cognitive technology.