Lori Peterson

Lori Peterson
University of Northern Colorado | UNC · School of Special Education

PhD

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This article is published in the Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, p67-85, Fall 2020. Self-determination skills are a potential predictor of post-school success for individuals with disabilities. This study examined the perspectives of special educators of students in preschool through age 22 in one school distric...
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Research about Individualized Education Program (IEP) meeting outcomes indicates special educators are unprepared and uncertain about practices designed to encourage meaningful IEP team participation. In response to these challenges, we crafted a simulated IEP (SIEP) project for preservice special education teachers as part of their licensure progr...
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Research indicates a gap in postsecondary readiness; students are exiting high school underprepared. Although much time, effort, resources, and legislation are aimed at addressing the academic skill gap; nonacademic skills receive much less attention. Nonacademic skills have shown to be highly correlated with successful academic and employment outc...
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Disability-related legislation offers two different support systems for youth with disabilities: one of entitlement to services and one of eligibility for resources. This article offers guidance for individuals with disabilities, and the families and service providers who support them, as they prepare to navigate the transition between support syst...
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Special education professionals are charged with developing relevant, compliant, and legally defensible IEPs for transition age students with disabilities. This charge is intensified as we strive to provide plans that will genuinely prepare students for postsecondary education, employment, and independent living. Developing triangulated annual goal...
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Special education professionals are charged to develop relevant, compliant, and legally defensible IEPs for transition-age students with disabilities. This charge is intensified as educators strive to provide plans that will genuinely prepare students for postsecondary education, employment, and independent living. This manuscript demonstrates how...
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With increased use of technology in qualitative research, it is important to understand unintended, unanticipated, and unobvious consequences to the data. Using a side-by-side comparison of face-to-face, telephone, and Internet with video focus groups, we examined the yield differences of focus group venue (medium) to the data (message) rendered fo...

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