Paula D. Kohler

Paula D. Kohler
University of Central Florida | UCF · FL Center for Students with Unique Abilities

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Post-school outcomes are poor for youth with disabilities, in general, but even more discouraging for certain sub-populations of individuals with disabilities, particularly those from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. The authors discuss structural inequalities in public schools which potentially contribute to the poorer tran...
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This Evaluation Toolkit represents the contributions of several individuals including staff and graduate students at Western Michigan University and the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT). These individuals were involved in the conceptualization, development, and review of the Evaluation Toolkit. Without their commitment and...
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This Facilitator Preparation Manual is adapted from How to Facilitate Groups, published by the National School-to-Work Opportunities Team in the mid-1990s and the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center in the 2000s. We acknowledge that we used much of the STW team’s text, and then enhanced the examples and procedures to align wit...
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Post-school outcomes are poor for youth with disabilities, in general, but even more discouraging for certain subpopulations of individuals with disabilities, particularly those from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. The authors discuss structural inequalities in public schools which potentially contribute to the poorer trans...
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This toolkit is a practical guide for local educators and leaders who are thinking about, in the process of or looking to improve a transition fair. It provides descriptions of essential components of a transition fair, along with detailed planning tools and resources for implementation.
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Over the past three decades, transition practices research has demonstrated that post-school outcomes of students with disabilities improve when educators, families, students, and community members and organizations work together to implement a broad perspective of transition planning, more appropriately referred to as transition-focused education....
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Post-school outcomes of students with disabilities continue to differ significantly from those of their peers without disabilities, in spite of federal special education regulations to address transition issues in IEPs. Transition-related research has identified practices associated with improving post-school outcomes. Yet, implementation of such p...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the enrollment of students with and without disabilities in grades 9 through 12 in Illinois in (a) vocational education courses and (b) nontraditional vocational education programs. We sought to confirm prior research on the enrollment patterns of females with disabilities in vocational education (VocEd)...

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