Essentials of Transition Planning

ISBN-10: 1598570986

ISBN-13: 9781598570984

Edition: 2010

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For young people with disabilities, crossing the bridge to adulthood will be empowering instead of intimidating¿when their support teams know the essentials of effective transition planning. Now all the fundamentals of well-crafted transition plans are collected in one concise quick-guide, from one of the top authorities on helping young people live fulfilling adult lives. The keystone of an innovative new series of practical transition guides, this down-to-earth guidebook is a must for educators, service providers, and all others navigating the complex process of transition planning. With their clear research-based guidance, vivid examples, and ready-to-use checklists and tools, Paul Wehman and a select group of expert contributors help readers plan transition at both individual and community levels, develop individualized curricula, and strengthen students¿ academic and functional skills. To make key concepts come to life, the book gives readers realistic case studies of students with a range of disabilities, analyzing both success stories and situations in which a different approach could have led to better outcomes. And with the ¿fast facts¿ in every chapter, readers will have quick insights from current research to inform their students¿ transition plans. This book is Volume I in The Brookes Transition to Adulthood Series¿a new series of short, research-to-practice guidebooks developed for all professionals helping young people with disabilities lead successful, fulfilling adult lives.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company Incorporated
Publication date: 9/30/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Debra Hart is the Director of the Education and Transition Team for the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She serves as the Principal Investigator for the NIDRR funded Center on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities, the ADD funded Consortium on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities and Office of Postsecondary Education funded National Coordinating Center. Debra has over 25 years of experience working with youth and adults with disabilities, their families, faculty, and professionals that support youth in becoming contributing valued members of their community via participation in inclusive secondary and postsecondary education, and competitive employment. Since 1997, Ms. Hart has directed five federal grants designed to create access to postsecondary education for youth with intellectual disabilities.

Paul Wehman, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Virginia and Director of the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center on Workplace Supports at Virginia Commonwealth University. Internationally recognized for his service and scholarly contributions in the fields of special education, psychology, and vocational rehabilitation, Dr. Wehman received the 1990 Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr., Foundation Award in Mental Retardation and the Distinguished Service Award from the President's Committee on Employment for Persons with Disabilities in October 1992. He is the author or editor of more than 150 books, research monographs, journal articles, and chapters in the areas of traumatic brain injury, mental retardation, supported employment, and special education. He also is Editor of the Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, an international journal published by IOS Press.

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