as part of a family unit, the adults with disabilities have more opportunities to interact with and be accepted by the community at large
What is the name of the approach that offers help to those with disabilities so that they can live in the community as independently as possible?
Who has the initial and most significant responsibility in transition planning?
The IEP team
Describe competitive employment
Performs work valued by an employer, functions in an integrated setting with non-disable coworkers, earns at or above minimum wage
What are the three dimensions of Halpern’s transition model?
-Quality of residential environment
-Adequacy of social/interpersonal network
What is the primary intent of IDEA transition?
results-oriented process based upon the student's individual needs and preferences, includes instruction, related services, community experience, employment, daily living opportunities, and functional vocational evaluation
What is the CEC’s position on transition and career education?
that career development and transition services begin in the elementary grades for all children with disabilities
What is co-residency?
shared by an individual with disabilities and a roommate without disabilities. sometimes permanent, but used as a step towards independent living.
Describe the differences between co-residency home, group home, and foster home
Group home= provides family style living for a small group of individuals
Foster home= more opportunities to interact and be accepted by the community
What is the main criticism of sheltered workshops and work activity centers?
Limited opportunities for job placement, low pay
List the areas that must be addressed in Individualized Transition Plans
-appropriate measurable postsecondary goals based upon age appropriate transition assessments related to training, education, employment, and whee, appropriate, independent living skills
-the transition services
-beginning not later than 1 year before the child reaches the age of majority (21) under State law, a statement that the child has been informed of the child's rights under this title, if any, that will transfer to the child on reaching the age of majority under section 615.
What is the main focus for transition services?
attention on secondary curriculum and course planning related to postsecondary success
What % of young adults with disabilities go on to postsecondary education, compared to the % of young adults without disabilities?
31%, compared to 77% of young adults w/o disabilities
Describe Will's bridges model of school-to-work transition (3 levels of service)
-No transition services
-Time-limited transition services
-Ongoing employment services
What is the ultimate goal of transitioning?
A better quality of life, self-determination, self-advocacy, acceptance
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