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Life Beyond the Classroom : Transition Strategies for Young People with Disabilities - 4th edition

Life Beyond the Classroom : Transition Strategies for Young People with Disabilities (ISBN10: 1557667527; ISBN13: 9781557667526)
ISBN13: 978-1557667526
ISBN10: 1557667527

Summary: Just in time for the implementation of new IDEA regulations, this fourth edition of a landmark text brings together the most up-to-date, comprehensive information on facilitating transitions for young people with mild, moderate, or severe disabilities. Teaming with the best-known researchers in the fields of employment, transition, postsecondary education, disability, and special education, internationally recognized authority Paul Wehman has thoroughly updated the enti ...show morere book with the latest theoretical information and practical guidance. Future professionals will get cutting-edge research, new statistics and legislation, and timely new chapters on

  • inclusion in schools and in the community
  • postsecondary education
  • autism spectrum disorders
  • high-stakes testing and accountability
  • assistive technology
  • customized employment
  • Social Security benefits and work incentives
  • self-determination
Readers will also get updated information throughout the book on transition planning, ensuring access to the general education curriculum, pursuing postsecondary education, helping individuals secure housing, meeting the specific needs of young people with a range of disabilities, and navigating the complex challenges of transition. Study questions, chapter objectives, case studies, and sample transition plans help readers focus on learning goals and think critically about key issues.

An ideal text for the college or university classroom and a critical reference for every professional's bookshelf, this book will prepare readers to give young people with disabilities appropriate, individualized support as they start their life beyond the classroom. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 06
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.
Year Published: 2006
International: No

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