Key Program Features to Enhance the School-to-Career Transition for Youth with Disabilities

Doren, Bonnie; Min-Chi Yan; Wei-Mo Tu
April 2013
Prevention Researcher;Apr2013, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p11
Academic Journal
The article reports on research which was conducted to evaluate peer-reviewed research articles of employment programs designed for youth with disabilities published between 1985 and 2012 that included data on employment outcomes. A discussion of employment program features, including professional collaboration, youth-centeredness and personal relationship inclusion, which the research found led to positive outcomes for young adults with disabilities, is presented. The implications that the research has for employment programs for young adults with disabilities is examined.


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