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Age at Application for Vocational Rehabilitation Services as a Predictor of Employment Outcomes for Transition-Age Youth
Brigman, Holly (2014-12-10)
Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) outcome data from the Rehabilitation Services Administration were used to examine age as a predictor of employment outcomes for transition-age youth with significant disabilities. Employment ...
Disability Documentation Criteria for Students with Learning Disabilities in Higher Education
Shipp, Allison (2008-08-15)
Students with disabilities are one of the most unemployed and underemployed groups in America today. Postsecondary education is becoming increasingly more important in the workforce. More and more careers are requiring at ...
An Evaluation of the Steps Secondary Special Education Teachers Practice Prior to Implementing Community-Based Vocational Instruction
Schiffer, Betty (2017-07-25)
Employment is an important factor in meeting fundamental needs of life (e.g., food, shelter, and clothing) and can increase opportunities for socialization with peers (Pickens & Dymond, 2015). Despite the benefits of ...
An Examination of Teachers’ and Students with Disabilities’ Perspectives and the Efficacy of Co-Teaching
Hang, Qi (2006-05-15)
Co-teaching has been developed as an instructional approach to support students with disabilities in general education classrooms. The purpose of the present study was to identify (a) teachers’ and students’ perspectives ...
An Examination of the Attitudes, Attributions, and Beliefs Held Towards Poverty and Individuals Living in Poverty
Crumley, Eric (2013-07-19)
This study was conducted in order to examine the relationship between attitudes, attributions, and beliefs held toward poverty and individuals living in poverty (ILP) by undergraduate and graduate students. The study ...
Examining the Effects of Teaching Self-Determination Skills to High School Youth with Disabilities
Zito, Stephanie (2009-12-16)
An extensive review of the literature has been conducted in the area of self-determination for youth with disabilities who are preparing for their transitions from school to post school activities. Self-determination is ...
Improving the Spelling Skills of Elementary Students with Mild Learning and Behavior Problems: A Comparison Between an Explicit Rule-Based Method and Traditional Method
Simmons, Kate (2007-08-15)
Students with learning and behavior problems often experience great difficulty in written expression, especially in the area of spelling. Even though students with mild disabilities often have lower achievement levels ...
The Roles of Touching and Massage Among Occupational Therapists and Teachers in Early Intervention Programs
Gray, Gwendolyn (2008-12-15)
The purpose of this study was to determine what occupational therapists and teachers in early intervention programs know about touching and massage; their personal attitudes about touching and being touched; and their ...
Sleep Functioning and Problem Behaviors: The Salience of Parental Warmth
Dumke, Lisa (2009-05-15)
Inadequate sleep functioning, such as low sleep quantity and poor sleep quality, appears prevalent across age groups, but is particularly detrimental during adolescence, and the consequences vary widely; they include ...
Special Educator Preparation: Are We Preparing Candidates who Possess the Dispositions to be Effective Educators for Diverse Learners?
Brumbeloe Schweck, Kelly (2020-04-17)
Considerable debate continues in the field of educator preparation regarding how to ensure candidates possess critical teaching dispositions upon program completion. Despite considerable evidence that teachers who do not ...
Transition Outcomes of Students with High Incidence Disabilities in Alabama
Griffin, Dashonera (2007-05-15)
This study examined factors associated with the engagement of former students with high incidence disabilities in Alabama from rural and nonrural school systems. The investigation was conducted using 119 students with ...