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Gary A. Greene, California State University-Long Beach
Carol A. Kochhar, George Washington University
For graduate-level courses on Career Guidance and Transition for Youth with Disabilities.
Bringing together the expertise of two of the most experienced scholars in transition personnel preparation, this up-to-date text offers a balanced presentation of theory, research, and practice in regard to career guidance and transition for youth with disabilities. Its contemporary focus on such issues as inclusive education, cultural and linguistic diversity, and self-determination and advocacy creates a text with broad-based appeal; while its thorough scholarship supports content with a solid foundation in theory and research. The text is divided into three sections, which can be used together or independently. It includes a unique, cross-categorical model emphasizing a wide variety of transition pathways; and, offers numerous practical suggestions for how to draft IEP transition language related to this model.
Ensures students come away with the most current information, and the broadest possible definition of transition by addressing all of the required components of transition currently mandated by IDEA '97.
Offers the most comprehensive review on the market.
Provide the reader with practical examples based on likely “real life” scenarios.
Create a “start up kit” that will assist future transition personnel in their first assignments.
Expands the applicability of the text to a wide range of course descriptions.
Focus student attention on key messages of each chapter to help assure understanding.
I. PHILOSOPHICAL AND POLICY FOUNDATIONS FOR TRANSITION.
II. IMPLEMENTING TRANSITION IN LOCAL SYSTEMS.
III. CULTURAL ISSUES, LEADERSHIP, AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS FOR TRANSITION.
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