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Growing Up Transition to Adult Life for Students with Disabilities

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ISBN-10: 0205442056

ISBN-13: 9780205442058

Edition: 2007

Authors: Ernest Rose, Domenico Cavaiuolo, Daniel E. Steere

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List price: $139.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/5/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Each chapter begins with "Chapter Objectives" and "Key Topics to Look For in This Chapter..." and concludes with "Chapter Summary," "Application Activities For Practice and Enhanced Understanding," "For Your Portfolio," and "References.&rdquo
Prologue: Overview of Transition to Adult Life for Students with Disabilities
Transition to Adult Life for Students with Disabilities: Foundations, Definitions, and Legislation
What Is the Purpose of Public Education?
Definitions of Transition
Legislative Definitions
A Definition from the Field
A Broader Perspective on Transition
Other Aspects of Transition
Shift from Entitlement to Eligibility
Domains of Adult Living
Visions of Success
Sue Anne
Student Perspectives and Involvement in Transition
Concerns and Interests of Typical Adolescents
Research on Students' Involvement in Transition Planning
Self-Determination: Taking Charge of Your Own Life
Sue Anne and Mike
Involving Students in Transition Planning
Before Planning Meetings
After the Planning Meeting
Creative Approaches to Involving Students and Their Families
Person Centered Planning
Mike's Person Centered Plan
Families'Perspectives and Involvement in Transition
Times of Change in the Lives of Families
The Family as a System
Research on Families in Transition
Transition and the Families of Sue Anne and Mike
Cultural Differences and Families
Challenges to Family Involvement in Transition Planning
Schedule Changes
Changes in Focus of the Program
Who to Trust?
Where Is the Celebration?
What Is Best for Our Child, and For Us?
Creative Strategies for Better Involving Families in Transition Planning
Build Trust
Heighten Awareness
Ask Guiding Questions
Provide Information
Provide Support and Reassurance
Help Identify Family Resources
Connect to Sources of Support
The Transition Planning Process
Setting the Stage: James'Transition Plan
Research on Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities
The Importance of Effective Transition Planning
A Closer Focus on Transition
The Transition Planning Process
Transition Planning
Transition Preparation
The IEP Meeting for Transition Planning
IEP/Transition Planning Team
The Planning Meeting
Prepare for the Transition Planning Meeting
Make Introduction and Clarify the Purpose
Sequence the IEP and Transition Discussion
Clarify Participant Responsibilities in an Action Plan
Summarize the Meeting Results
The Transition IEP
Generic Transition Planning Practices
Clarification of a Vision of Success to Guide Transition Efforts
Close Collaboration and Support of Family and Significant Others
Dynamic Assessment Processes, Based on Relevant Questions
Reference of Curricula to Local Community Environments
Individual Sequences of Assistance to Enhance Optimal Learning
Connections to Sources of Community Support
Interaction Across Agencies
Setting the Stage
A Return to James'Transition Plan
Research of Collaboration and Interaction Across Agencies
Community Linkages
Adult Service Options
Federally Funded Programs and Services
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR)
Social Security
State-funded Programs and Services
Development Disabilities/Mental Retardation and Mental Health Offices
Local Service Providers
Role and Responsibilities of Adult Service Agencies