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B 96472B 96472 100 Things Every College Student With a Disability Ought to Know
Grade Lvl: T Author: Johnson, Kendra / Hines, Trudie
Length: 230 Copyright: 2005

A self-orientation to college book written for students with disabilities (not just parents) that explains how-to-succeed. Helps students appreciate the significant transition involved in starting college, including its sometimes overwhelming, frustrating, and anxious feelings. Dr. Kendra Johnson and Trudie Hines interviewed hundreds of students with a range of disabilities to produce a collection of consumer-friendly suggestions, tips, and advice. Each chapter ends with a brief worksheet.
100 Things Every College Student With a Disability Ought to Know T  
B 96422B 96422 7 Steps for Success: High School to College Transition Strategies for Students with Disabilities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hamblet, Elizabeth
Length: 163 Copyright: 2011

Guide describes the rights and responsibilities that students with disabilities have as they transition from high school to college. Explains the skills and strategies students should develop while they are in high school to ensure success when they reach college. By employing the voices of seasoned guidance counselors, admissions directors, disability coordinators and students with disabilities, this book addresses some of the most commonly asked questions about disability disclosure, the admissions essay, test score interpretation, the system for accommodations, and what “works” for students in college. It also includes practical suggestions regarding how to make the most of the campus visit and questions to ask the disability services coordinator.
7 Steps for Success: High School to College Transition Strategies for Stude T  
B 95795B 95795 Access and Inclusion for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: 'Let Me In'
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hesmondhalgh, Matthew / Breakey, Christine
Length: 247 Copyright: 2001

Based on their pioneering work at the King Ecgbert School, the authors explore the issues of access and inclusion in employment and education for children and young people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD). They describe the challenges they faced in establishing and running an Integrated Resource for children with ASD, within a mainstream secondary school. The twenty-eight pupils at The Resource participate in the regular school curriculum, but also learn a wide range of additional life skills. These include road safety, work-place skills and using public transport as well as expressing feelings, making choices and learning from experience.
Access and Inclusion for Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: 'Let Me T  
B 94466B 94466 Acquiring Mathematics Skills
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hunter, William
Length: 188 Copyright: 2001

Book A from the series The Learning Skills Series: Mathematics. Workbook is designed for older remedial and special needs students. Reproducible pages cover operations, money, graphing, fractions, and geometry.
Acquiring Mathematics Skills T  
B 95763B 95763 Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs ofTeenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Grade Lvl: T Author: Sicile-Kira, Chantal
Length: 268 Copyright: 2006

Offers information about the cognitive, emotional, social, and physical needs of adolescents with autistic disorders, covering health risks, treatments, social skills, sexuality, and other related topics.
Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's Guide to the Cognitive, Soci T  
B 95734B 95734 Adults on the Autism Spectrum Leave the Nest: Achieving Supported Independence
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 272 Copyright: 2009

Provides a guide for parents on how to prepare their children for adulthood, and describes in detail the kinds of services people with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) need in order to live independently, away from the parental home. The author explains the importance of the cognitive abilities that enable us to regulate behavior and adapt to changing situations, known as Executive Functions, and how an individual's deficits in this area can be especially problematic in the adult world. The book provides approaches to managing Executive Function Deficits and describes an innovative therapeutic program that successfully allows adults with ASDs to live with their peers and develop meaningful adult relationships.
Adults on the Autism Spectrum Leave the Nest: Achieving Supported Independe T  
KM 11125KM 11125 AGS Everyday Life Skills
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2001

Textbook program is designed to assist older students (below grade level) in making the transition to life after high school. Content complies with IDEA by covering required transition areas. Each of the 13 chapters opens with a self-assessment checklist for students to use to assess their knowledge. Each vocabulary word is defined in a special box on the page where it first appears to help students with limited vocabulary skills. Chapters: A Healthy Lifestyle; Household Smarts; A Safe Lifestyle; Nutrition and Fitness; Emotional Health and Self-Advocacy; Financial Responsibilities; Accessing Computer Technology; Social Awareness; Express Yourself; Career Planning; The Employment Setting; The Educational Setting; and Other Areas of Transition. Contents: teacher's edition, student textbook, workbook, and pocket guide. Two-week loan period.
AGS Everyday Life Skills T  
V 15698V 15698 Apartment for Rent
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 15 Copyright: 2000

Covers types of apartments, location considerations, size, costs involved in renting an apartment, and leasing and the responsibilities involved. Could be used in transition programs for students receiving special education services. From the Living Skills Video Series.
Apartment for Rent JS  
B 95807B 95807 Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success
Grade Lvl: T Author: Myles, Brenda Smith / Adreon, Diane
Length: 227 Copyright: 2001

Book starts with an overview of those characteristics of AS that make adolescence particularly challenging and difficult. Look at strategies and supports for a successful school experience for students with AS at the middle and secondary levels.
Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success T  
DVD 2841DVD 2841 Asperger Syndrome and Employment: A Personal Guide to Succeeding at Work
Grade Lvl: ST Author: Dubin, Nick
Length: 43 Copyright: 2007

People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) can find it difficult to work in an environment that involves socialization with colleagues or a lack of routine. However, Asperger Syndrome and Employment shows how success in the workplace is possible with perseverance and with the right supports and strategies in place. Nick Dubin discusses his own experiences at work and highlights challenges common among employees with AS. The DVD also includes interviews with Nick's former employers who assess his strengths and weaknesses, as well as commentary from Gail Hawkins (author of the JKP book How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome) who relates Nick's experiences to those she sees in her work with people with AS.
Asperger Syndrome and Employment: A Personal Guide to Succeeding at Work ST  
B 96608B 96608 Asperger Syndrome And Employment: Adults Speak Out About Asperger Syndrome
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 176 Copyright: 2008

The adults with AS in this book explore the issues surrounding employment, providing advice and insights for others with AS, as well as their employers and colleagues. Drawing on personal experience and lessons learned, Asperger Syndrome and Employment looks at: the transition from education to employment; the importance of matching skills to career choices; practical coping strategies for employees with AS in the workplace; advice for employers, including the need to make 'reasonable adjustments' to avoid discrimination; and, ways in which employment services ought to work for people with AS.
Asperger Syndrome And Employment: Adults Speak Out About Asperger Syndrome T  
B 95852B 95852 Asperger Syndrome and Employment: What People With Asperger Syndrome Really Really Want
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hendrickx, Sarah
Length: 149 Copyright: 2009

Presents the views of a number of individuals with AS. They explain what works and what doesn't work; identify real difficulties and potential solutions, and provide practical advice on how to create the job & the working environment that nurtures the strengths of people with AS, and minimizes the areas that are problematic.
Asperger Syndrome and Employment: What People With Asperger Syndrome Really T  
B 95967B 95967 Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook: An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome
Grade Lvl: T Author: Meyer, Roger
Length: 319 Copyright: 2001

This workbook is designed as a self-paced guide for mature adults with Asperger Syndrome. Guide assists the reader to compose his/her autobiographical work history based upon understanding the impact of Asperger Syndrome on their employment experiences.
Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook: An Employment Workbook for Adults wi T  
DVD 2840DVD 2840 Asperger Syndrome for Dads: Becoming An Even Better Father To Your Child With Asperger Syndrome
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 26 Copyright: 2004

Offers practical actions you can take to better understand your child, deal with tantrums and meltdowns, make outings more manageable and pleasant, help your child absorb information and learn the lessons you want to teach, generate support from family and friends, create family fun, find and encourage your child's strengths, help him prepare for adulthood, and more.
Asperger Syndrome for Dads: Becoming An Even Better Father To Your Child Wi T  
DVD 2844DVD 2844 Asperger Syndrome: Transition To College and Work
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 57 Copyright: 2001

Features two programs for high school students who have Asperger Syndrome. One details things they need to do to prepare for college. The second program describes how to prepare to enter the workplace from high school or after college.
Asperger Syndrome: Transition To College and Work JS  
B 95317B 95317 Asperger's on the Job: Must-Have Advice For People With Asperger's or High Functioning Autism and Their Employers, Educators, and Advocates
Grade Lvl: T Author: Simone, Rudy
Length: 156 Copyright: 2010

Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger's Syndrome and an author, consultant, and musician, created this guide to help employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and to help people with Asperger’s find and keep gainful employment. Rudy's advice is based on her personal experiences and the experiences of over 50 adults with Asperger's, in addition to their employers and experts in the field. Discusses interviewing, social blunders, sensory issues, challenges, and other related topics.
Asperger's on the Job: Must-Have Advice For People With Asperger's or High T  
B 95822B 95822 Asperger's Syndrome And Sexuality: From Adolescence Through Adulthood
Grade Lvl: T Author: Henault, Isabelle
Length: 208 Copyright: 2006

In this guide, Isabelle Henault delivers practical information and advice on issues ranging from puberty and sexual development, gender identity disorders, couples' therapy to guidelines for sex education programs and maintaining sexual boundaries. Book is for parents, teachers, counselors and individuals with AS themselves. Human sexuality. Sexual relations.
Asperger's Syndrome And Sexuality: From Adolescence Through Adulthood T  
B 94196B 94196 Assess for Success : A Practitioner's Handbook on Transition Assessment (2nd Edition)
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 163 Copyright: 2007

By Patricia l. Sitlington, Debra A. Neubert, Wynne H. Begun, Richard C. Lombard, and Pamela J. Leconte. Handbook is designed to be used by everyone on the IEP team (student, family, educators, and adult providers) as they assist a student of any disability and functioning level in meeting goals for the future. Seven chapters: Overview of Transition Assessment; Career Development as as Context for Transition Assessment; The Role of Self-Determination in the Transition Assessment Process; Using Outcomes of Assessment for IEP Planning; Roles of key Players; Methods of Gathering Information; and Matching Students to Environments: Making Transition Assessment a Success.
Assess for Success : A Practitioner's Handbook on Transition Assessment (2n T  
KM 90081KM 90081 Attainment Supplements Pre-Employment Transition Solution
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

Pre-Employment Transition Solution (Pre-ETS) A comprehensive curriculum for transition students to complete the five WIOA required activities. Kit includes: Assessment Manual, Instructor's Guide, and student workbooks focusing on the 5 WIOA areas: Job and Career Exploration, Self-Advocacy, Work Place Readiness, Post-Secondary Training, Work-based Learning. Supplements offer an instructor’s script, training objectives, independent practice, resources for collaboration, and levels for each lesson to meet the needs of various learners. Lessons are connected to material in 13 Attainment products. IL 9-12.
Attainment Supplements Pre-Employment Transition Solution JS  
B 95072B 95072 Attainment's Life Skill Lesson: 650 Ready-to-Use Transition Activities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Glisan, Ellen McPeek
Length: 248 Copyright: 2008

Collection of guided lesson plans to support transition students with mild to moderate disabilities. Each of the activities takes only five minutes to complete. Five categories of lessons align with the general curriculum: Math, Social Studies, Science/Health, Expressive Literacy, and Receptive Literacy.
Attainment's Life Skill Lesson: 650 Ready-to-Use Transition Activities T  
B 95732B 95732 Autism & the Transition to Adulthood: Success Beyond the Classroom
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wehman, Paul / Smith, Marcia Datlow
Length: 285 Copyright: 2009

Describes strategies to transition students with autism from the classroom environment into adulthood, and discusses how to access individual skills and goals, the importance of positive behavior support, college preparation, employment strategies, benefits planning, and other topics.
Autism & the Transition to Adulthood: Success Beyond the Classroom T  
B 95700B 95700 Autism Spectrum And Further Education: A Guide to Good Practice
Grade Lvl: T Author: Breakey, Christine
Length: 208 Copyright: 2006

This guide for professionals working with students with autism spectrum conditions (ASCs) in further education meets the increasing demand for information and support on this subject. Christine Breakey provides useful guidelines and practical advice on teaching young adults successfully and confidently, emphasising the development of resources and practical skills for use specifically in further education (FE) colleges. The author covers all the key areas and offers strategies and solutions for communicating effectively, helping students to manage transition, and understanding and minimising the causes of ASC behaviours as well as teaching social skills and ASC self-awareness. The Autism Spectrum and Further Education will be a vital resource for professionals in FE institutions who have to meet the needs of young adults with ASCs.
Autism Spectrum And Further Education: A Guide to Good Practice T  
B 96693B 96693 Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Transition into Secondary School: A Handbook for Implementing Strategies in the Mainstream School Setting
Grade Lvl: T Author: Murin, Marianna / Hellriegel, Josselyn
Length: 208 Copyright: 2016

Practical handbook provides everything schools need to make the transition to secondary school as smooth and successful as possible for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The first part of the book explains how to create individualized transition plans for each child, and describes how school staff can collaborate successfully with parents and carers. Part two contains photocopiable resources for use directly with pupils on the autism spectrum that help to address their most frequent support needs, including sensory sensitivities, anxiety issues and difficulties with planning and organization. The resources can be used in a pick and choose way based on the individual needs of the child. Developed and trialled extensively by the Social Communication Disorders Clinic at Great Ormond Street Hospital, this handbook will be an invaluable resource for SENCOs, teachers, autism support workers, educational psychologists and other professionals working with pupils with ASD.
Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Transition into Secondary School: A Handbo T  
B 95698B 95698 Autism, Access and Inclusion on the Front Line: Confessions of an Autism Anorak
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hesmondhalgh, Matthew
Length: 159 Copyright: 2006

The author, a professional teacher and advocate for young people with autism spectrum disorders, describes some of the work that still needs to be done to provide a system of lifelong support for people with autism, and provides case studies of autistic young people and their parents who have struggled for inclusion.
Autism, Access and Inclusion on the Front Line: Confessions of an Autism An T  
KM 90017KM 90017 Bagging and Heatsealing
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Pre-Voc Three kit introduces use of industrial equipment—a heatsealer. A safety feature on the heatsealer allows heating and sealing of plastic bags, but prevents burning of fingers. Procedure involves counting, bagging, sealing and packing. Includes 360 plastic poker chips in three colors, 500 plastic bags, a heatsealer, and bins. Also includes step-by-step assembly instructions, performance norms, data sheets and disassembly instructions with norms. Quality Criteria: Each bag must contain 15 chips, 5 of each color. The bags must be completely sealed, 1½ inches or less from the open end of the bag. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Bagging and Heatsealing JS  
KM 90061KM 90061 Basic Size Sort
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A hands-on, pre-vocational activity for sorting objects by length or color. Provides wooden dowels of various lengths and colors. Introduces reach-grasp-retrieval, appropriate placement of objects, and size discrimination. Part of the Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Basic Size Sort JS  
B 95616B 95616 Becoming Remarkably Able: Walking the Path to Talents, Interests, and Personal Growth for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Related Disabilities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Marquette, Jackie
Length: 265 Copyright: 2007

Walking the Path is a model designed to guide youth with autism spectrum disorders to identify their gifts and strengths. The model leads youth into active community involvement during the transition from adolescence to adulthood and provides emotional support throughout the process. With a focus on increased capability and independence, the guide/workbook helps establish goals and paths to pursue in the quest for self-value and a true quality of life beyond high school. The process is applicable to all levels of ASD.
Becoming Remarkably Able: Walking the Path to Talents, Interests, and Perso T  
KM 8634KM 8634 BRIGANCE Transition Skills Activities
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2012

Helps educators deliver data-driven instruction to build students' skills in key transition areas. Each lesson includes a variety of activities and modifications to support a broad range of student abilities and interests. Covers the following skill areas: Post-Secondary Education/Training; Employmen; Independent Living; and Community Participation. Provides more than 250 activities in lessons directly aligned to assessments in the Transition Skills Inventory (TSI). Each lesson encompasses several activities and modifications to support a wide range of student interests and abilities. Activities address real-life experiences and support classroom-based and community-based instruction. More than 200 extension activities extend classroom learning and reinforce each lesson. Discussion questions engage students and encourage class participation. Contents: manual and student books. Circulation restricted to Keystone AEA Special Education staff.
BRIGANCE Transition Skills Activities T  
KM 8635KM 8635 BRIGANCE Transition Skills Inventory
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2010

Helps educators easily assess independent living, employment, and additional post-secondary skills to support transition planning for middle- and high-school students. Determine present level of performance in transition skills. Develop transition goals and objectives for IEPs that meet IDEA requirements. Assess a wide range of student abilities. Monitor and report progress toward transition goals. Deliver data-driven instruction. Meet reporting requirements with optional Online Management System. Includes more than one hundred in-depth criterion-referenced assessments covering four important transition skill areas: Academic Skills—supports planning for post-secondary education or training; Post-Secondary Opportunities—includes both employment and education/training; Independent Living—covers a wide range of topics, including food, clothing, housing, and finance; and Community Participation—includes how to interact with community resources, as well as skills related to good citizenship. Contents: manual and record books. Circulation restricted to Keystone AEA Special Education staff.
BRIGANCE Transition Skills Inventory T  
KM 90073KM 90073 Brush and Comb Sort and Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A hands-on, pre-vocational activity for sorting by color or tactile variation. Provides brushes and combs for sorting into a divided bin. Introduces reach-grasp-retrieval, appropriate placement of objects, and foundational discrimination skills. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Brush and Comb Sort and Assembly JS  
B 94472B 94472 Career Ladders for Challenged Youths in Transition from School to Adult Life
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 164 Copyright: 1993

Chapters: Six Principles of Effective Transition Programming; The Community Classroom; The Employment Skills Workshop; Postsecondary Services for Youths in Transition; Site Development for Community Classrooms; and A Historical Perspectives of Transition: Blueprints for Systems Change.
Career Ladders for Challenged Youths in Transition from School to Adult Lif T  
V 16434V 16434 CAREER TRACK: GREAT JOBS WITHOUT A COLLEGE DEGREE
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 30 Copyright: 2000

Explores the types of training and experience needed, job specific skills required, benefits and pay ranges, and where to find additional information about jobs in the career fields of military, temporary employment, apprenticeships (carpenters, electricians, plumbers), computer technology.
CAREER TRACK: GREAT JOBS WITHOUT A COLLEGE DEGREE JS  
B 95824B 95824 Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Practical Resource for Schools
Grade Lvl: T Author: Lundine, Vicki / Smith, Catherine
Length: 192 Copyright: 2006

A guide to helping a student with autism spectrum disorder plan for a career and transition from school to employment that discusses community work placement, the role of parents, self-awareness, life skills, decision making, goal setting, problem solving, occupational searches, portfolios, and other related topics.
Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum Dis T  
DVD 1537DVD 1537 Check It Out: Greenhouse (Tape 1232)
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 11 Copyright: 2001

Three young people learn about the importance of being dependable, listening to directions, and asking for help on the job. The target audience for this DVD is mild/moderate mentally retarded special education students. Keywords: career readiness, career exploration, life skills. May be duplicated for educational purposes. One-week loan period.
Check It Out: Greenhouse (Tape 1232) JS  
B 95577B 95577 Children with Disabilities, Seventh Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Batshaw, Mark / Roizen, Nancy
Length: 868 Copyright: 2013

Offers practitioners who work with children with disabilities and their families an overview of common disorders, research related to a wide range of disabilities, developmental patterns, movement disorders, testing and screening, toxins, fetal infections, psychiatric disorders, and other related topics. Edited by Mark L. Batshaw, Nancy J. Roizen, & Gaetano R. Lotrecchiano.
Children with Disabilities, Seventh Edition T  
KM 12987KM 12987 Choosing Outcomes and Accomodations for Children (COACH): A Guide to Educational Planning for Students with Disabilities, Third Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Giancreco, Michael F / Cloninger, Chigee J
Length: 209 Copyright: 2011

COACH 3rd edition is the educational planning choice for students ages 3–21 in supported general education settings. rofessionals and families will have an effective process to help them collaborate on individualized educational plans that promote inclusive opportunities for students with a range of developmental disabilities. Education teams will discover how to: •Implement a collaborative and family-centered approach to teamwork •Explore the current and future status of valued life outcomes •Identify appropriate curriculum areas to assess •Rate and select high-priority learning outcomes to be targets of instruction •Determine which aspects of the general education curriculum should be targets of instruction •Choose the supports students need to reach their goals •Develop meaningful annual goals and short-term objectives that reflect each student's individual priorities •Create a program-at-a-glance that keeps critical information handy throughout the school day COACH comes with the essential materials educators need to engage in collaborative educational planning. Ready-to-use, fillable forms and tools—now on CD-ROM for easy access—help educators organize goals and objectives, determine their students' learning styles, schedule class activities, plan and adapt instruction, evaluate the impact of instruction on student outcomes, and more. To model successful COACH implementation, this book also walks readers through three complete examples of the COACH process for a kindergartner, an elementary school student, and a transition-age teenager. With this streamlined planning process, educators and families will ensure that each student's education plan has real substance, addresses individual goals, and leads directly to positive, meaningful outcomes.
Choosing Outcomes and Accomodations for Children (COACH): A Guide to Educat T  
KM 90007KM 90007 Clip and Ring Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 1995

This Pre-Voc Three Kit is a moderate level, pre-vocational, patterning and packaging task. Provides practice with pattern matching, inserting, and snapping. Clips are large and easy to open and close for metal and plastic rings. Metal and plastic rings slide onto the carabiner clips to match samples. For the Clip and Ring Assembly, users slide metal and plastic rings on spring loaded carabiner clips, matching the ring color to the sample and placing each clip in the storage bin when completed. Provides practice sequencing and clip-on assembly using metal and plastic rings on spring loaded carabiner clips. The clips are large (3 x 1½-inch) and easy to open and close. Kit comes with 24 carabiner clips, 180 rings in 6 colors, and all bins. Also included are step-by-step assembly instructions, performance norms, and disassembly instructions with norms. The instructions detail variations for this task. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Clip and Ring Assembly JS  
KM 8685KM 8685 Clip Sequencing
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Kit is a hands-on, pre-vocational skills kit for patterning skills. Students follow basic patterns by attaching wooden clips to printed pattern cards. Offers three levels of difficulty (AB, ABB, AAB and ABC patterns.) Includes 144 clips in four colors, pattern cards, bins, boxes and instructions. Kit is part of the Academic Work Activities program. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Clip Sequencing JS  
KM 8684KM 8684 Clock Setting
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 1990

Kit is hands-on, academic skills kit for practice telling time. Students set hands on model clocks to match with printed time cards (digital and analog clock cards). There are three levels of difficulty: by the hour, by the minute and elapsed time. Includes 24 plastic model clocks, time cards, bins and instructions. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Clock Setting JS  
KM 90067KM 90067 Color Match Collating
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A pre-vocational activity for matching color patterns and inserting cards into an envelope. Provides three different color sheets for sequencing and inserting. Offers 45 cards with suggested patterns. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Color Match Collating JS  
KM 90070KM 90070 Colorful Nuts and Bolts Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A pre-vocational activity for shape matching, color assembly, disassembly, and sorting. Provides large, colorful plastic bolts and screws. Offers practice with discrimination skills, inserting, and turning skills. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Colorful Nuts and Bolts Assembly JS  
KM 90060KM 90060 Comb Set Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A pre-vocational task for two-item assembly and sorting. Provides durable plastic combs with vinyl holders. Attainment’s most basic two-item assembly task. Introduces reach-grasp-retrieval, quality control, & attention to detail. Pre-Voc One. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Comb Set Assembly JS  
KM 12734KM 12734 Community Success Software
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2013

Community Success Software helps students with disabilities including autism, prepare for community outings and greater independence. There are 24 activities detailed, like Riding the Bus,Movie Theater, Laundromat, and Ordering a pizza. Information about each activity is shared through video modeling, photo-based directions, talking stories, and illustrated social behaviors. The questions at the end of each story provide measurable evidence of the student's comprehension. Includes User Guide. IL 7-12.
Community Success Software JS  
KM 12742KM 12742 Computers At Work Software
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2014

Vocational software for long term training of school-to-work students. Computers at Work Software focuses on actual computer skills that prepare users for office jobs. The software includes Order Processing and Data Entry which challenge students to work independently for an hour or more while learning real office procedures. As skills improve, users progress from simple tasks to jobs common in today's workplace entering orders, checking inventories, and determining payment methods. Kit contains a CD/DVD plus Data Entry cards, Order Processing cards, & User's Guide. IL 7-12.
Computers At Work Software JS  
KM 90008KM 90008 Connector Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Pre-Voc Three kit is a moderately complex, multiple turning motion task. It is a five-piece, fine-motor and tool-use task that requires inserting, turning and using a screwdriver. Each industrial cable connector includes a base piece, large nut, plate and two screws. This assembly introduces the use of a hand tool and a screwdriver to assist in the assembly process. Includes 36 connectors, a screwdriver and bins. Also included are step-by-step assembly instructions, performance norms, data sheets and disassembly instructions with norms. The instructions detail many variations for this task. Quality Criteria: Each assembled unit must consist of one base, one nut, one clamp and two screws. The rounded edge of the clamp should face out, sitting against the base. The unit must not rattle when shaken. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Connector Assembly JS  
KM 90062KM 90062 Container Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A five-item, pre-vocational assembly and packaging task. Provides practice with assembling, inserting, snapping, and packaging. Offers a jig to help complete task with one hand. Pre-Voc Two Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Container Packaging JS  
KM 90074KM 90074 Coupling Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A moderate level, pre-vocational, three-piece turning task. Provides metal nuts to attach to each base end. Offers practice with assembling and disassembling sets. Pre-Voc Two Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Coupling Assembly JS  
B 94481B 94481 Critical Reading and Thinking Skills, Book Two
Grade Lvl: ST Author: Barnes, Don
Length: 120 Copyright: 2001

Provides stories and articles written at RL grades 8 and above. Seven units: Identifying the Main Idea; Citing Evidence; Determining the Purpose of Communication; Predicting Outcomes; Judging the Relevance of Information; Cause and Effect Relationships; and Review: Putting It All Together. Each selection is followed by a question and discussion section. Reproducible pages.
Critical Reading and Thinking Skills, Book Two ST  
KM 90001KM 90001 Cube Weighing
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Academic Work Activities kit. (Task #406). Weigh plastic cubes in grams with a digital scale to match printed cards. Three levels of difficulty require varying weight tolerances. Includes 400 plastic cubes in two colors, digital scale, bins, reusable zipper bags, printed cards, bins and instructions. Work tasks. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Cube Weighing JS  
KM 90068KM 90068 Cue Variable Sort
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A hands-on, pre-vocational activity for sorting objects by shape, size, or color. Provides plastic chips in a variety of shapes and colors, in two sizes. Introduces attention to specific details, size discrimination, and shape identification Offers a wide selection of variations to the task. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Cue Variable Sort JS  
KM 90003KM 90003 Day Card Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Kit is an academic and pre-vocational task for learning the days of the week through planning and problem solving. The task involves inserting days-of-the-week cards into vinyl pockets based on cue card prompts. Three levels of difficulty progress from basic matching to looking up answers in an illustrated weekly planner to accommodate the various levels of problem solving. Includes question and response cards, weekly planner, 24 vinyl pockets, 12-compartment tray, storage bins and instructions. Kit is part of the Academic Work Activities program. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Day Card Packaging JS  
B 97029B 97029 Demystifying Transition Assessment
Grade Lvl: T Author: Thoma, Colleen A / Tamura, Ronald
Length: 150 Copyright: 2013

Demystify the what, when, why, and how of collecting transition assessment data—and using the results to help students with disabilities prepare for adulthood.
Demystifying Transition Assessment T  
B 95320B 95320 Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
Grade Lvl: T Author: Freedman, Sarita
Length: 224 Copyright: 2010

Describes the unique needs that ASD students entering further or higher education are likely to have. The author identifies the key skill-sets they will need to develop in order to be successful in college and in life, and shows how they can be helped to develop these. She outlines the skills required for success in further and higher education in relation to the strengths and weaknesses of individuals with ASDs, and explains how those weaknesses can be ameliorated to enable success at college. Describing the unique accommodations and support that students with ASD will need, and the skills for which they will need particular help, she provides effective intervention strategies that can be implemented throughout the period leading up to college entrance.
Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome T  
KM 90075KM 90075 Dice Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A mid-range, pre-vocational, packaging patterns task. Provides dice of three colors, snap boxes, small dowels, and bins. Offers practice with inserting, snapping, and pattern matching skills.Pre-Voc Two Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Dice Packaging JS  
KM 12738KM 12738 Dollars & Cents Software
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2013

Dollars and Cents features three progressive programs: Counting Coins, Spending Money, and Making Change. All feature clear, realistic graphics and an easy-to-navigate interface. Includes audio for everything clickable. One can personalize each program: select activities, determine which coins and bills are presented, choose U.S. or Canadian currency, and set scanning options. IL 7-12.
Dollars & Cents Software JS  
KM 90011KM 90011 Dowel Inspection
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Academic Work Activities kit. (Task #405). For this matching and packaging task, the students match and package painted wood dowels using a quality-control jig. Three lengths (with 1/8-inch tolerance) are acceptable—other sizes are rejects. Includes 84 dowels, six-compartment organizer, meaAttainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12. suring jig, bin and instructions.
Dowel Inspection JS  
B 94787B 94787 Down Syndrome Transition Handbook
Grade Lvl: T Author: Simons, Jo Ann
Length: 289 Copyright: 2010

Subtitle: Charting Your Child's Course to Adulthood. Covers: Overview of the transition process; Postsecondary options; Residential options; Financial issues; Legal issues and guardianship; High school, IEPs, and transition goals; Training and employment; Transportation; Health care; and Family and community.
Down Syndrome Transition Handbook T  
B 95711B 95711 Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Disability: Stories and Strategies
Grade Lvl: T Author: Fast, Yvona
Length: 336 Copyright: 2004

With practical and technical advice on everything from job-hunting to interview techniques, from 'fitting in' in the workplace to whether or not to disclose a diagnosis, this book guides people with NLD or AS through the employment field. Includes information for employers, agencies, and careers counselors, including an analysis of typical strengths, and how to use these positively in the workplace. Practical information and resource material is supported by numerous case studies to inspire and advise.
Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Di T  
KM 8632KM 8632 Enderle-Severson Rating Scale
Grade Lvl: T Author: Severson, Susan / Enderle, Jon
Length: 0 Copyright: 2006

Transition assessment is important to adequately addressing the "needs, preferences, and interests" of learners with disabilities who prepare to exit the educational system to become successful adults in community environments. ESTR Publications provides you with transition assessment instruments for learners with mild disabilities and moderate to severe disabilities to include parent forms for gathering information about learners in nonschool environments. Our manual, Transition Planning in the Schools: Using the Enderle-Severson Transition Rating Scales provides a historical background of transition, a chapter on "best practices", instructions on administering the ESTR Scales, instructions on addressing transition through the IEP process, case studies, and reliability and validity information of the ESTR Scales. Contents: manual and three different protocols: ESTR-S, Tan (for learners with severe/multiple impairments); ESTR-J Revised, Lavender (for learners with MILD disabilities); and ESTR-III, Pink (for learners with MORE disability). Circulation restricted to Keystone AEA Special Education staff.
Enderle-Severson Rating Scale T  
B 96196B 96196 Engaging and Empowering Families in Secondary Transition: A Practitioner's Guide
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 153 Copyright: 2009

Guide includes tools for assessing families' and practitioners' engagement in practices that promote positive post-school outcomes for youth with disabilities. Guide gives schools and agencies planning tools and practical strategies to foster family partnerships in five dimensions: collaborators in the IEP process; instructors in their youth's emergent independence; peer mentors; evaluators and decision-makers; and systems-change agents.
Engaging and Empowering Families in Secondary Transition: A Practitioner's T  
B 95109B 95109 Essentials of Transition Planning
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wehman, Paul
Length: 181 Copyright: 2011

Identifies the steps involved in helping students who receive special education services make the transition from school to independent living, a real job, and other aspects of entering adulthood, providing an overview of law and policy related to transition planning, offering guidelines for developing a transition curriculum, looking at the elements of a transition individualized education program (IEP), and discussing the implementation of the IEP.
Essentials of Transition Planning T  
KM 9533KM 9533 Everyday Life Skills Class Set (2 Parts)
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2001

Contains the AGS Super Class Set. Contents: Teacher's Edition book; ten student texts; Teacher's Resource Library on CD-ROM (contains Student Workbooks, lesson activities, and tests); 13 audio cassettes of the student text; Everyday Life Skills Video Series with script book (six titles: Health, Nutrition, and Safety (14 minutes); Looking, Feeling, and Acting Your Best (16 minutes); Getting and Keeping a Job (17 minutes); Household Smarts (15 minutes); You and Your Money (16 minutes); and Expanding Your World (14 minutes); and Career Decision-Making (CDM) System, Level 1 which is a career interest inventory. Four-week loan period.
Everyday Life Skills Class Set (2 Parts) JS  
B 96074B 96074 Everyday Reading: Graphs, Charts, and Forms
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 128 Copyright: 2004

Worktext for grades 6-12 is written at a lower reading level. Covers: bar graphs; pie charts; sports statistics; information maps; size charts; telephone bills; utility bills; forms; information charts; information tables; comparison charts; and stock market reports
Everyday Reading: Graphs, Charts, and Forms T  
B 96080B 96080 Everyday Reading: Information Tools
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 128 Copyright: 2004

Worktext for grades 6-12 is written at a lower reading level. Covers: bus schedules; telephone books; recipes; dictionaries; indexes; tables of contents; movie schedules; packing slips; bank statements; TV schedules; road maps; and product instructions.
Everyday Reading: Information Tools T  
B 96081B 96081 Everyday Reading: Newspaper Awareness
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 128 Copyright: 2004

Worktext for grades 6-12 is written for lower level readers. Covers: comics and political cartoons; headlines; retail ads; want ads; help-wanted ads; weather forecasts; advice columns; letters-to-the-editor; editorials; sports articles; front page articles; and news summaries.
Everyday Reading: Newspaper Awareness T  
B 96082B 96082 Everyday Reading: Personal Commitments
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 128 Copyright: 2004

Worktext for grades 6-12 is written for lower level readers. Covers: invoices; organizational rules; equipment rental agreements; medical bills; government forms; credit card policies; leases; membership contracts; vehicle rental agreements; banking agreements; household service agreements; and technology service contracts.
Everyday Reading: Personal Commitments T  
KM 11841KM 11841 Fast Food/Restaurant Words, 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: IJS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2013

Teaches functional vocabulary necessary for independent community living. For students who have a variety of learning differences and disabilities. Includes 100 words necessary to help students order a meal from a fast food establishment or a restaurant menu. Edmark Functional Words Series kit includes Teacher's Guide, two spiral-bound books with word recognition lessons, five Stories books (each contains 10 stories), Reading & Social Skills Games, 100 Photo Cards, 100 Word Cards, two display masks, and CD-ROM with printable files. Four-week loan period.
Fast Food/Restaurant Words, 2nd Edition IJS  
KM 9799KM 9799 Faucet Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 1990

Attainment's most difficult assembly task (Task #211). Pre-Voc Three kit. This task requires assembly of industrial PVC faucets in exact sequence using a screwdriver. Each faucet consists of nine pieces of varying size. The task includes 12 faucets, a screwdriver and all bins. Also included are step-by-step assembly instructions, performance norms, data sheets and disassembly instructions with norms. Quality Criteria: All pieces must be assembled in the correct order and fit snugly, but not so tight that disassembly is difficult. Work tasks. IL 9-12.
Faucet Assembly JS  
B 96168B 96168 Finding and Keeping a Job
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 532 Copyright: 1999

Subtitle: A Course of Study for Secondary Students by JoyceAnn Munson Welsh, Speech/Language Pathologist; Linda Quinn, Work Experience Coordinator. Purpose of text is to define career goals, strengthen job-seeking skills and vocational communication skills, and to prepare students for transition into the adult world. Appropriate for any high school grade level. Some sections are useful for junior high or middle school students as well.
Finding and Keeping a Job T  
V 16424V 16424 FIRE DEPARTMENT
Grade Lvl: PIJS Author:
Length: 17 Copyright: 1996

Series Subtitle: Getting Emergency Help. In this humorous but informative program, Community Man takes viewers to the local fire station to look at equipment and tools that firefighters use in rescues and medical emergencies, including jaws of life. Points out the role smoke detectors and fire extinguishers play in preventing fires and how to use and test them. Points out common home fire hazards and give basic fire safety tips. This program is designed for a wide range of students, including those with mild to moderate learning, emotional and cognitive disabilities. Community resources. From the series SafetySmart 2, part of the LifeSmart curriculum.
FIRE DEPARTMENT PIJS  
KM 90010KM 90010 Flashlight Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Pre-Voc Three task involves very fine motor control and self-checking quality control This is a complex seven piece assembly requiring inserting, sequencing and turning. Students assemble the flashlight and see if it works. Correctly assembled, the light goes on. Includes 24 pen flashlights with batteries and all bins. Also included are step-by-step assembly instructions, performance norms, data sheets and disassembly instructions with norms. Quality Criteria: Each flashlight must contain all its parts and must light when the clip is pressed (before the plastic sleeve is attached). Complete flashlights must be placed in the single-compartment bin. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Flashlight Assembly JS  
B 94475B 94475 Follow-Up Studies: A Practitioner's Handbook
Grade Lvl: T Author: Sitlington, Patricia
Length: 69 Copyright: 1998

Explains in a nontechnical manner how to conduct follow-up studies of individuals with special needs or disabilities. The individual chapters take the reader through the step-by-step process of designing and carrying out a follow-up study. Includes information about deciding what one wants to know about the individuals to be surveyed and describes how to put the collected data to work for the school system. School to work transition--evaluation--methodology. From the Transition Series.
Follow-Up Studies: A Practitioner's Handbook T  
KM 90063KM 90063 Four Compartment Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A mid-range, pre-vocational pattern packaging task. Provides practice creating patterned sample boxes with four objects. Requires worker to empty a box and read note within lid for direction Pre-Voc Two. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Four Compartment Packaging JS  
B 96980B 96980 From High School to College: Steps to Success for Students With Disabilities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hamblet, Elizabeth C
Length: 202 Copyright: 2017

Updated to include recent research and reflections from students, transition specialists, and families, this new edition of 7 Steps for Success continues to be the leading resource for preparing students with disabilities for post-secondary education. From an examination of the differences in support at the secondary and post-secondary levels, to developing both academic and non-cognitive skills, to how to find the right match between student and institution, this book provides everything students and their families and education team with everything they need to know about the process.
From High School to College: Steps to Success for Students With Disabilitie T  
B 96780B 96780 Get A Job: Finding, Getting, and Keeping a Job
Grade Lvl: T Author: Carroll, Joan
Length: 96 Copyright: 2001

Workbook is designed to provide students with the basic information they will need in order to make good decisions relating to work and jobs. Provides the teacher with structure, activities, and resources that can be expanded or used as is with students. Reproducible pages.
Get A Job: Finding, Getting, and Keeping a Job T  
B 95542B 95542 Getting the Most Out of IEPs: An Educator's Guide to the Student-Directed Approach
Grade Lvl: T Author: Thoma, Colleen / Wehman, Paul
Length: 269 Copyright: 2010

Contains essays that provide strategies for using the student-directed approach to IEPs, discussing student awareness of and involvement in the process, annual goals, assistive technology, communicating with team members, evaluating progress, and other related topics. Student participation in curriculum planning.
Getting the Most Out of IEPs: An Educator's Guide to the Student-Directed A T  
B 95991B 95991 Going Out and About: A Community Based Educational Program
Grade Lvl: T Author: Daniels, Kari / Schaper, Connie
Length: 156 Copyright: 1998

Program has reproducible activities that take place out in the community. The worksheets included are designed to reinforce some of the skills that are practiced during the community trips. Uses communication boards. Activities relate to recreation, health, safety and independent living. Each chapter focuses on a specific establishment found in most communities: grocery store; department store; restaurant; gas station; post office; library; bowling alley; hotel; doctor's office/hospital; police/ fire department.
Going Out and About: A Community Based Educational Program T  
B 94478B 94478 Great Resume, Application, and Interview Skills
Grade Lvl: ST Author: Byers, Ann
Length: 64 Copyright: 2008

Provides practical guidance and tips for the job search process, covering search methods, resumes, applications, and interviewing, and includes an annotated list of further resources. Job hunting. From the series Work Readiness. Follett RL 5.4.
Great Resume, Application, and Interview Skills ST  
GM 144GM 144 Grocery Store Game
Grade Lvl: IJS Author: Haugen, Janie
Length: 0 Copyright: 1999

Subtitle: Real-Life Shopping and Math Skills. For 2-6 players. Gives students hands-on experience in identifying supermarket items, using shopping lists, and getting the best buy, the object is to gather the eight items on the shopping list. The lists are illustrated for those with limited or no reading skills. Players can move their pieces in any direction on the game board, simulating walking up and down grocery store aisles. When players land on a food that is on their shopping lists, they roll the die again to determine the price. Upon reaching the checkout counter, players add the prices and write personal checks to pay for the groceries. Contents: teacher's guide, game board with 36 illustrations, price stand, two dice, and six playing pieces.
Grocery Store Game IJS  
KM 11842KM 11842 Grocery Words, 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: IJS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2013

Teaches functional vocabulary necessary for independent community living. For students who have a variety of learning differences and disabilities. Includes 100 words necessary to read and write grocery lists and find items in a grocery store. Edmark Functional Words Series kit includes Teacher's Guide, two spiral-bound books with word recognition lessons, five Stories books (each contains 10 stories), Reading & Social Skills Games, 100 Photo Cards, 100 Word Cards, two display masks, and CD-ROM with printable files. Four-week loan period.
Grocery Words, 2nd Edition IJS  
B 95968B 95968 Guiding Your Teenager with Special Needs through the Transition from School to Adult Life: Tools for Parents
Grade Lvl: T Author: Korpi, Mary
Length: 144 Copyright: 2008

A practical guide for helping special needs teenagers make the transition into adulthood, providing help in locating adult programs, employment, and recreational opportunities.
Guiding Your Teenager with Special Needs through the Transition from School T  
B 94395B 94395 Handbook of Career Planning for Students with Special Needs (3rd Ed)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Harrington, Thomas
Length: 541 Copyright: 2004

Twenty-three American specialists contribute 14 chapters addressing the 13 competencies identified by the National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (NOICC)(1995) as basic to effective performance by career development practitioners. Coverage includes career theory and process; the individual and society; a treatment planning model and impact of contemporary issues; vocational planning, career assessment, and informational resources; and delivery of services.
Handbook of Career Planning for Students with Special Needs (3rd Ed) T  
B 95895B 95895 High School Transition that Works: Lessons Learned from Project SEARCH
Grade Lvl: T Author: Daston, Maryellen / Riehle, J. Erin
Length: 241 Copyright: 2012

Offers practical strategies, tips, case studies, and materials to help apply the key principles of the Project SEARCH model, a highly successful business-led internship program that prepares students for competitive, integrated employment.
High School Transition that Works: Lessons Learned from Project SEARCH T  
KM 90072KM 90072 Highlight Pen Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A pre-vocational activity for color discrimination, sorting, and packaging. Provides four colors of highlighters to sort, pattern, insert, and package. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Highlight Pen Packaging JS  
KM 90076KM 90076 Hose Nozzle Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A moderate level, pre-vocational, three-piece turning task. Teaches simultaneously turning and assembling. Offers practice with assembling, inserting sets, and disassembling. Pre-Voc Two Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Hose Nozzle Assembly JS  
V 11278V 11278 HOW NOT TO GET A PROMOTION...WHAT TO DO INSTEAD
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 36 Copyright: 1997

Skits portray 10 things employees can do that get in the way of a promotion and 10 ways to get ahead. Job-related social skills. From the series JobSmart, from the LifeSmart curriculum.
HOW NOT TO GET A PROMOTION...WHAT TO DO INSTEAD JS  
V 11279V 11279 HOW TO AVOID GETTING FIRED..WHAT TO DO INSTEAD
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 32 Copyright: 1997

Skits portray 10 things employees do that can result in immediate termination and ways to avoid being fired. Job-related social skills. From the series JobSmart, from the LifeSmart curriculum.
HOW TO AVOID GETTING FIRED..WHAT TO DO INSTEAD JS  
B 95712B 95712 How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome: The Ultimate Guide for Getting People with Asperger Syndrome into the Workplace (and keeping them there!)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hawkins, Gail
Length: 319 Copyright: 2004

Gail Hawkins guides readers through the entire process of gaining employment, from building a supportive team, identifying and addressing workplace challenges, to securing an appropriate post. Includes practical tips on topics such as finding potential employers and creating a dazzling CV, as well as sensitive advice on assessing when somebody is ready for work, and how, when and where to disclose a disability to an employer.
How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome: The Ultimate T  
V 11276V 11276 HOW TO IRRITATE CO-WORKERS...WHAT TO DO INSTEAD
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 32 Copyright: 1997

Skits portray 10 things known to irritate co-workers and 10 ways to find acceptance and support from co-workers. From the series JobSmart, from the LifeSmart curriculum.
HOW TO IRRITATE CO-WORKERS...WHAT TO DO INSTEAD JS  
V 11277V 11277 HOW TO IRRITATE THE BOSS...WHAT TO DO INSTEAD
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 36 Copyright: 1997

Skits portray 10 things known to irritate the boss and 10 ways to find acceptance and support from the boss. Job-related social skills. From the series JobSmart, from the LifeSmart curriculum.
HOW TO IRRITATE THE BOSS...WHAT TO DO INSTEAD JS  
V 11275V 11275 HOW TO STAY UNEMPLOYED...WHAT TO DO INSTEAD
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 34 Copyright: 1997

Skits portray the 10 things people do that keep them unemployed and the top 10 ways to get a job. From the series JobSmart, from the LifeSmart curriculum.
HOW TO STAY UNEMPLOYED...WHAT TO DO INSTEAD JS  
KM 12193KM 12193 Implementing Ongoing Transitions Plans for the IEP: A Student-Driven Approach to IDEA Mandates
Grade Lvl: T Author: McPartland, Pat
Length: 134 Copyright: 2005

This text uses a student-driven approach to fulfill IDEA mandates. It presents a comprehensive program for graduation-track special education students. It focuses on the seven areas mandated by IDEA: Functional assessment, daily living skills, post-school adult living, employment, community experiences, related services and instructions. Each area has a sequence of skills and behaviors written as objectives that teachers, parents and students review for inclusion in the IEP. A ready-to-go, yet easy to personalize pre-IEP assessment starts the process. Book has reproducible pages. Includes a CD with printable pdf.
Implementing Ongoing Transitions Plans for the IEP: A Student-Driven Approa T  
B 95740B 95740 Inclusive Programming for High School Students with Autism or Asperger's Syndrome: Making Inclusion Work for Everyone!
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wagner, Sheila
Length: 392 Copyright: 2009

A comprehensive guide to helping students diagnosed with autism or Asperger's syndrome develop the social and academic skills they will need as adults. Part I: High School, Here We Come!; Part II: Educational Issues; Part III: Behavior Programming; Part IV: The Social Scene; Part V: Adaptive/Vocational Options; Part VI: Transitioning to the Adult World.
Inclusive Programming for High School Students with Autism or Asperger's Sy T  
B 96991B 96991 Individual Transition Plans: The Teacher's Curriculum Guide for Helping Youth With Special Needs 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wehman, Paul
Length: 361 Copyright: 2002

Provides dozens of sample transition plans necessary for designing school-to-adult programs. Special education - Transition resource.
Individual Transition Plans: The Teacher's Curriculum Guide for Helping You T  
KM 10819KM 10819 Informal Assessments for Transition Kit
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2008

Contents: three books. 1. Informal Assessments for Transition: Employment and Career Planning. 60 assessments provide data in four areas (interests and preferences; abilities and skills; career exploration; and job search and securing). 2. Informal Assessments for Transition: Independent Living and Community Participation. Assessment instruments can be used to obtain data in many planning areas (communication; interpersonal kills, self-advocacy and self-determination; daily living skills; health; community participation; leisure; and transportation). 3. Informal Assessments for Transition: Postsecondary Education and Training. Assessments help determine students' preferences for postsecondary training, the fit with particular types of institutions and the need for accommodations and modifications. Two-week loan period.
Informal Assessments for Transition Kit T  
KM 12013KM 12013 Informal Assessments for Transition Planning, Second Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Erickson, Amy S. Gaumer / Clark, Gary M.
Length: 167 Copyright: 2013

Book is an assessment resource that school-based personnel can use to determine or confirm transition strengths, preferences, interests, and needs for appropriate transition planning in the IEP. This resource can be used as a way to extend and/or confirm information derived from the Transition Planning Inventory-Second Edition (TPI-2) or as a stand-alone material to do initial probes of strengths, preferences, interests, and needs that will engage students and parents in the process of self-assessment and planning for their IEP meetings. Informal Assessments for Transition Planning, Second Edition is a practical and useful resource in the IEP transition planning process for: obtaining and confirming assessment information establishing some basic estimates of present level of functional achievement providing a set of motivating and engaging activities for classroom or home documenting students' strengths, preferences, interests, and needs. Includes a CD-ROM with reproducible forms.
Informal Assessments for Transition Planning, Second Edition T  
B 97028B 97028 Integrating Transition Planning into the IEP Process
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 160 Copyright: 2010

Written for the educator new to transition, this edition provides critical information including a thorough introduction to transition planning in a user-friendly question-and-answer format. Chapters include: legislation; self-determination; transition assessments; curriculum decision-making; support services; interagency planning; program evaluation; and resources.
Integrating Transition Planning into the IEP Process T  
B 94663B 94663 Job Planner: A Guide to Career Planning
Grade Lvl: T Author: Jew, Wing
Length: 96 Copyright: 1987

This career planning guide presents a systematic approach to choosing a career designed to help students understand the personal and environmental influences involved in job selection. The first of eight units in the guide encourages students to examine their work interest. Focusing on experiences, unit 2 helps students recognize the value of their past experiences in gaining employment. The third unit is designed to help students examine their preferences regarding working conditions. Unit 4 requires students to rank the following values in importance to them: money, fame, power, adventure, caring, creativity, and beauty. Units 5 and 6 encourage the student to examine pay and expenses and to practice in occupational decision making through the weighing of alternatives. In the seventh unit, students are asked to look at their own attitudes and to recognize how attitudes influence job performance. In the final unit students are asked to set some goals and make plans for reaching these goals. The guidebook concludes with an abbreviated job guide that offers students a brief introduction to jobs that might be most readily available to young people with limited formal education. Nine student inventories are included. Reproducible pages.
Job Planner: A Guide to Career Planning T  
KM 11843KM 11843 Job/Work Words, 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: IJS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2013

Teaches functional vocabulary necessary for independent community living. For students who have a variety of learning differences and disabilities. Includes 100 words individuals may encounter on the job. Edmark Functional Words Series kit includes Teacher's Guide, two spiral-bound books with word recognition lessons, five Stories books (each contains 10 stories), Reading & Social Skills Games, 100 Photo Cards, 100 Word Cards, two display masks, and CD-ROM with printable files. Four-week loan period.
Job/Work Words, 2nd Edition IJS  
KM 90078KM 90078 Key Ring Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A moderate level, pre-vocational activity for two-part, press and push assembly Product Features: Requires metal key rings to be held open and in place, while inserting the pin piece Offers practice with assembling and disassembling sets Keychain rings can be added to increase complexity Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12. Pre-Voc Two Kit
Key Ring Assembly JS  
GM 191GM 191 Keys to Job Success
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2002

Players have fun while giving Jennifer, a new employee, advice on dealing with problems and making the most of opportunities on her job. 2-6 players. Players learn the guidelines and skills in the four major areas of job success: initiative, job performance, rules, dealing with people. They also learn that a job is a relationship, and the importance of personal qualities, such as integrity, reliability, responsibility, and work ethic. NICC Tech Prep Grant. Contents: teacher booklet, gameboard, playing pieces, playing cards, and play money dollar bills.
Keys to Job Success JS  
B 90994B 90994 Keys to the Workplace
Grade Lvl: T Author: Callahan, Michael
Length: 275 Copyright: 1997

Subtitle: Skills and Supports for People with Disabilities by Michael J. Callahan and J. Bradley Garner. Introduces a process for developing and carrying out individualized, effective job search plans. Presents step-by-step instructions for teaching employees, analyzing tasks, motivating workers, and collecting data on jobs and employee performance. Vocational rehabilitation. Sheltered workshops.
Keys to the Workplace T  
B 95876B 95876 Life and Love: Positive Strategies for Autistic Adults
Grade Lvl: T Author: Zaks, Zosia
Length: 367 Copyright: 2006

Written for adults on the spectrum and those involved parents, spouses, friends this book is divided into two sections: life and love. In the life section, the author describes and suggests concrete ways to deal with some of the issues and problems faced by those on the autism spectrum. Examples include how to accommodate sensory issues, maintain a home, and manage a career. In the love section, instead of focusing on one topic, the author includes a broad spectrum of suggestions for different types of relationships and weaves these together with the core concept of self-esteem.
Life and Love: Positive Strategies for Autistic Adults T  
B 95601B 95601 Life Beyond the Classroom: Transition Strategies for Young People with Disabilities, Fifth Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wehman, Paul
Length: 584 Copyright: 2013

A comprehensive guide that provides support for young people with disabilities during their transition away from the classroom, and discusses postsecondary education, assistive technology, customized employment, and other related topics.
Life Beyond the Classroom: Transition Strategies for Young People with Disa T  
KM 11713KM 11713 Life Skills Academics: Health
Grade Lvl: T Author: Glisan, Ellen McPeek
Length: 0 Copyright: 2003

Subtitle: Making Healthy Choices in Everyday Life. Book contents: Unit 1: Risky Behaviors; 2. Personal Hygiene; 3. Mental health; 4. First Aid; and 5. Illness. Each unit has a story followed by discussion questions and follow-up activities. Reproducible pages. Contents: book and CD with printable worksheets. Two-week loan period.
Life Skills Academics: Health T  
B 95875B 95875 Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, 2nd edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Mannix, Darlene
Length: 0 Copyright: 2009

A collection of illustrated activity sheets, discussion questions, applied exercises, and evaluation suggestions for teaching life skills to special needs students in grades six through twelve (primarily directed toward middle school or younger high school students); providing more than 190 specific activities in six skill areas. Part one: Self-Awareness; Part two: People Skills; Part three: Academic & School Skills; Part four: Practical Living Skills; Part five: Vocational Skills; Part six: Problem-Solving Skills. Contains reproducible pages.
Life Skills Activities for Secondary Students with Special Needs, 2nd editi T  
B 96155B 96155 LifeSchool 2000 Community Resources
Grade Lvl: JST Author:
Length: 541 Copyright: 1994

Adult education module from the LifeSchool 2000 program. Module has materials and activities for reading levels 1-2 and 3-4 and for ESL students. Sections: Recreation; Post Office; Public Transportation; Social Security; Health Services; Police and Fire Departments; Schools; Libraries; Welfare Programs; and People Helping People.
LifeSchool 2000 Community Resources JST  
B 96156B 96156 LifeSchool 2000 Consumer Economics
Grade Lvl: JST Author:
Length: 637 Copyright: 1994

Adult education module from the LifeSchool 2000 program. Module has materials and activities for reading levels 1-2 and 3-4 and for ESL students. Sections: Money; Measuring; Groceries; Clothing; Housing; Shopping; Telephone; Restaurants; Budgeting; and Banking.
LifeSchool 2000 Consumer Economics JST  
B 96702B 96702 Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum: What You Need to Know to Move into a Place of Your Own, Succeed at Work, Start a Relationship, Stay Safe, and Enjoy Life as an Adult on the Autism Spectrum
Grade Lvl: T Author: Soraya, Lynne
Length: 272 Copyright: 2013

Provides advice and guides one through each step of the transition into adulthood. These real-life strategies will help those on the Spectrum cope with the feelings brought on by this change as well as deal with common challenges, like: Budgeting and handling bills. Finding the right residence and/or roommates. Interacting with coworkers and clients. Building relationships with friends and potential partners.
Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum: What You Need to Know to Move T  
B 96967B 96967 Living On Your Own Reader: A Transition Workbook
Grade Lvl: ST Author: Conn, Elizabeth
Length: 70 Copyright: 2015

Living On Your Own Reader is an engaging, photo-illustrated novella with characters about to graduate from high school. It deals with basic transition issues such as finding a job, having relationships, and living independently. Each chapter ends with a set of comprehension activities: Vocabulary Quiz, Emotion Word Quiz, and Sequence of Events.
Living On Your Own Reader: A Transition Workbook ST  
B 96794B 96794 Living On Your Own Survival Guide
Grade Lvl: JST Author: Bastain, Don / Kinney, Tom
Length: 302 Copyright: 2015

Survival Guide features vocabulary, step-by-step activity sequences, comprehension quizzes, and photo essays featuring age appropriate models for these activities: Straightening Up Using a Hand Vacuum Taking Out Garbage Emptying Wastebaskets Watering Plants Doing Laundry Sweeping/Dusting Shaking Rugs Indoor Maintenance Dust Mopping Cleaning Windows Caring for Pets Cleaning Smudges Cleaning Bathroom Outdoor Maintenance Mopping the Floor Cleaning Shower/Tub Home Safety Issues Sponge Mopping Cleaning Toilet Area Getting Along with Neighbors Hand Scrubbing Putting Clothes Away Having Roommates Vacuuming Floors Changing the Bed Internet Safety Vacuuming Carpets Doing Dishes Vacuuming Furniture Cleaning After a Meal
Living On Your Own Survival Guide JST  
KM 11836KM 11836 Look 'n Cook Microwave Cookbook
Grade Lvl: JS Author: Sudol, Ellen
Length: 80 Copyright: 2010

Pictorial microwave cookbook is designed for nonreaders and people with learning or memory problems. Contains 68 step-by-step recipes that combine packaged and from-scratch foods. Kit includes two books (Cookbook & Lesson Plans book with 32 lessons based on the Cookbook's recipes) and CD containing printable PDFs.
Look 'n Cook Microwave Cookbook JS  
KM 90005KM 90005 Magnet Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 1995

Academic Work Activities kit is a hands-on, academic skills kit for sorting, assembling, and fine motor skills. Users construct magnet assemblies to match printed model cards. Three levels of difficulty require students to match the number and color of magnets and washers and whether they repel or attract. Includes 72 ring magnets in six colors, washers, rods and stoppers, packaging tubes, model cards, and instructions. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Magnet Assembly JS  
KM 90014KM 90014 Money Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Academic Work Activities kit (Task #401). Students are required to package coins and bills to match printed money cards. Has three levels of difficulty: Coins only, $1-$10 and $1-$100. Includes two money trays with realistic coins and bills, cards, envelopes, bins and instructions. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Money Packaging JS  
KM 90012KM 90012 Month Card Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Academic Work Activities kit is an effective way to introduce dates. Students must insert month cards into vinyl pockets to answer prepared questions. Three levels of difficulty progress from basic matching to looking up answers in an illustrated calendar. Includes question and response cards, monthly calendar, 30 vinyl pockets, 12-compartment trays, storage bins and instructions. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Month Card Packaging JS  
KM 11910KM 11910 New Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use That Work!
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hughes, Carolyn / Carter, Erik
Length: 215 Copyright: 2012

Presents hundreds of teacher-tested transitional support strategies for helping students who have disabilities, who are at risk for failure, or who need additional support moving from high school to adult life; also provides reproducible teaching tools. Kit contains book by Carolyn Hughes and Erik W. Carter, plus CD-ROM with printable checklists & forms on social skills, classroom supports, job satisfaction, modified grading, & more.
New Transition Handbook: Strategies High School Teachers Use That Work! T  
B 94476B 94476 Off to Work: A Vocational Curriculum for People with Disabilities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wehman, Paul / Sherron, Pamela
Length: 258 Copyright: 2001

Designed to help the teacher prepare those students with disabilities to succeed at competitive or supported employment. Includes many reproducible forms that help with finding a job, job placement, keeping a job, job training and advocacy. Primary focus is on neurological disabilities, but applies to people with other cognitive disabilities.
Off to Work: A Vocational Curriculum for People with Disabilities T  
KM 90000KM 90000 Office Supply Processing
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 1990

A complex pattern and number matching task (Task #309). Pre-Voc Three kit. Package office supplies in divider boxes following directions (words or symbols) on order cards. A complex packaging task involving multiple parts and patterns over an extended work period. Includes 32 divider boxes, 64 order cards in two difficulty levels, hundreds of supplies like pencils, rulers, erasers, paper clips, fasteners, rubber bands and all bins. Also includes step-by-step assembly instructions, performance norms, data sheets and disassembly instructions. The instructions detail variations for this task. Quality Criteria: Each divider box must be correctly divided into compartments. Each compartment must contain the correct items and quantities. Each divider box must contain a correctly complete order form and be securely closed. Each divider box must be correctly placed in the storage bin. Work tasks. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Office Supply Processing JS  
B 96597B 96597 Out and About: Preparing Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Participate in Their Communities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Hudson, Jill / Coffin, Amy Bixler
Length: 78 Copyright: 2007

Shows how to enable and support individuals on the autism spectrum to participate, to the maximum extent possible, in the community around them. This book presents a framework for identifying the areas where an individual with ASD may need support to participate more fully and successfully in community activities.
Out and About: Preparing Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Partici T  
B 95315B 95315 Parent's Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum
Grade Lvl: T Author: Brown, Jane / Wolf, Lorraine
Length: 209 Copyright: 2012

Book written by parents, who also are autism professionals, discusses how to select the right campus, how to work with Disability Services staff, what legal protections apply, how to prepare your son or daughter to be an effective self-advocate on campus, what assistance can be reasonably be expected from residence hall managers, faculty, and more.
Parent's Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum T  
KM 12735KM 12735 Picture Cue Dictionary Software
Grade Lvl: IJS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2010

Dictionary has over 700 illustrated word cards with words from five life skills domains: shopping, dining, personal care, housekeeping, and following a schedule. Combines text and speech in an easy-to-navigate program. Words may be presented with or without text and speech. One can create & save word lists for specific tasks that students need to rehearse. Includes four activity options: identification, multiple choice, matching, and voice recorder. IL 4-12.
Picture Cue Dictionary Software IJS  
KM 90077KM 90077 Place Value Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2019

A hands-on academic work activity to solve math problems using a number line. Provides striped pegs to represent number values. Allows students to check work with number line. Students progress through three levels of increasing difficulty.Facilitates independent work for vocational and math training. Includes: two number lines, problem cards, 100 pegs, bins and boxes, and instructions Academic Work Activities Package. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Place Value Packaging JS  
KM 12904KM 12904 Planner Guide: An Organizational and Reference System for People with Social and Cognitive Challenges
Grade Lvl: ST Author: Burke, Jane / Charron, Chantal
Length: 0 Copyright: 2007

The Planner Guide is a visual (text and graphics), color-coded organizational system containing reference guides to provide information, instruction and direction for various situations. The contents of this book can be used as a curriculum for learning for younger years, adolescence, adult life and then ongoing as a life long reference tool! Use The Planner Guide to "connect the dots of life for organization, stress management, relationships, problem solving, self-advocacy, communication, personal safety, independence, and interdependence. Use the Planner Guide for: Educational Curriculum, Therapy, Support Groups, Individuals, Social Skills Curriculum and Lifetime Reference. Contents of Kit: three ring binder; event stickers; 141 reference guides; 56 wallet cards; wallet card organizer; wallet card holder; document pouch; instruction guide. (You will have to provide your own yearly calendar).
Planner Guide: An Organizational and Reference System for People with Socia ST  
KM 90065KM 90065 Plastic Pipe Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A pre-vocational activity for basic matching and inserting.Provides PVC tubes with PVC coupling for assembly and a jig for support with one-handed assemblyOffers practice with sets of two, three, or five pieces. Requires little strength to attach tubes and coupling. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Plastic Pipe Assembly JS  
B 94477B 94477 Plotting Your Course: Student Activity Workbook
Grade Lvl: ST Author: Ryan, Jerry
Length: 304 Copyright: 1997

Reproducible pages cover a variety of topics including employment, managing money, citizenship, attitude, entrepreneurship, health, work values, and many other life skills areas.
Plotting Your Course: Student Activity Workbook ST  
V 16423V 16423 POLICE DEPARTMENT
Grade Lvl: PIJS Author:
Length: 18 Copyright: 1996

Series Subtitle: Getting Emergency Help. In this humorous but informative program, Community Man visits a local police department and rides with an officer on patrol. Explains the meaning of the police department's mission to protect and to serve. Discusses what situations cause the police to draw a gun or arrest someone. This program is designed for a wide range of students, including those with mild to moderate learning, emotional and cognitive disabilities. Community resources. From the series SafetySmart 2, part of the LifeSmart curriculum.
POLICE DEPARTMENT PIJS  
B 94660B 94660 Practical Guide for Teaching Self-Determination
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 178 Copyright: 1998

Uses a question-and-answer format to identify and respond to key topics practitioners need to address to promote student self-determinination in their service settings. For K-12 special education/special population instructions, work experience coordinators, vocational assessment personnel, guidance counselors, and other support staff. Addresses the legislative and research foundations for self-determination; terminology; assessment of self-determination; the relationship between career development, transition, and self-determination; self-determination methods, curricula, and materials; and self-determination in transition planning. Autonomy.
Practical Guide for Teaching Self-Determination T  
B 96075B 96075 Practitioner's Guide to Involving Families in Secondary Transition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wandry, Donna
Length: 103 Copyright: 2003

Purpose of book is to provide to practitioners, working with young adults with disabilities, information and practical strategies that will support them as they build expanded partnerships with parents during the transition years. A number of authors review the various roles of parents & families in the transition process and the best practices that must support these roles. Edited by Donna Wandry and Amy Pleet.
Practitioner's Guide to Involving Families in Secondary Transition T  
KM 12986KM 12986 Pre-ETS Assessment Package
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2012

A resource for implementing the five required activities for WIOA and assistive technology interventions Kit Includes: Assessment Manual, AT Profile book, and a flash drive. The Assessment Manual provides reproducible documents with a wide range of activities that cover the WIOA five Required Activities. It includes formative and summative assessments for the instructor and self-assessments for the student. The assessments provide valuable information to support the lesson plans in the Pre-Employment Transition Solution. The Pre-ETS Assessment Package also includes the AT Profile book, to help you organize your AT tool usage for individual students across multiple locations, to help determine the effectiveness of AT interventions, and to provide information for IEP teams. Assessments found in the package can also be available digitally with the Assessment Plus iPad App for iOS iPad devices. This app is an instructor utility that allows you to import any assessment or data collection form and digitize it. App access is not included in the kit but can be made available at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/developer/attainment-company/id403989333 Assessments Include: Vocational Interest Inventories Work Relevant Skills Assessment Independent Living Skills Assessment Transportation Assessment Supported Employment Assessment Learning Style Assessment
Pre-ETS Assessment Package T  
B 95163B 95163 Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those WIth Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
Grade Lvl: T Author: Baker, Jed
Length: 357 Copyright: 2005

Provides a complete toolbox of social skills and the means to attain them so that students may approach futures with excitement rather than anxiety. Tackles a wide variety of issues faced by individuals across the spectrum, such as perspective-taking, nonverbal communication skills, conversational skills, and stress management. Explains the laws and services that provide assistance, offers a multitude of options and resources, and encourages an emphasis on the students' assets as tools for meeting social goals.
Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for T T  
B 95533B 95533 Preparing Students with Disabilities for College Success: A Practical Guide to Transition Planning
Grade Lvl: T Author: Shaw, Stan / Madaus, Joseph
Length: 293 Copyright: 2010

Offers research and guidance for helping students with mild to moderate, non-visible disabilities succeed in college and become effective self-advocates, discussing school selection, eligibility for services and accommodations, academic and behavioral support, transition planning, and other related topics. Edited by Stan F. Shaw, Joseph W. Madaus, and Lyman L. Dukes, III.
Preparing Students with Disabilities for College Success: A Practical Guide T  
B 94364B 94364 Preparing Teens for the World of Work
Grade Lvl: T Author: Schilling, Dianne
Length: 169 Copyright: 1995

Subtitle: A School-to-Work Transition Guide for Counselors, Teachers and Career Specialists. Reproducible activity sheets are grouped into three sections: Job Finding Skills, Job Keeping Skills, and Tips for Mentors. Job Finding activities relate to school-based learning. Job Keeping activities are designed to be used just prior to and in conjunction with internship and apprenticeship placements and other types of work experience. The activities in the Tips for Mentors assists with the selection and training of, and ongoing collaboration with, job site mentors.
Preparing Teens for the World of Work T  
KM 90016KM 90016 PVC Connector Packaging and Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Pre-Voc Three kit provides a unique task with a packaging function, and a separate assembly process using an off-the-shelf PVC electrical connector. Students must remove 5 pieces from a divider box and assemble them into a PVC Connector, then disassemble the PVC Connector into five pieces and packaging in 5-compartment divider boxes. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12. Practice a 5-part assembly involving turning and inserting stills using the correct sequence and placement. Or disassemble the five parts and package with each part going into its own compartment in a 5-compartment divider box. The Connectors are made of heavy-duty PVC, metal and plastic pieces. Comes with 32 PVC Connectors with five parts, 16 clear plastic 5-compartment divider boxes, a parts bin and two large storage bins. Also included are step-by-step packaging instructions and separate instructions for the assembly process, both with norms. Quality Criteria: For the Packaging process all five pieces must be disassembled from the PVC Connector with each piece stored in the correct compartment of the 5-compartment divider box. Pieces for two connectors go into each box. The boxes must be snapped closed and placed in the storage bin in for stacks of four boxes. For the Assembly process, all pieces must be removed from the divider boxes and correctly assembled and placed into the parts bin. All pieces must be snugly assembled, but not tight.
PVC Connector Packaging and Assembly JS  
KM 12737KM 12737 Read to Learn Software
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2010

Read to Learn Software reads 184 stories aloud to students with professional narration. The stories vary in difficulty and are divided into 8 books: Life Skill Readers, Social Story Readers, Connections in the Workplace, Do The Right Thing, Self-Determination, Dynamite Emotions, Safety Skills Reader, and Focus on Feelings. Text is highlighted word by word, line by line or by complete sentence. Students can also click on any individual word to hear it read. A test at the end of each story also provides speech support plus an optional hint feature that directs students to the page that addresses each question.
Read to Learn Software JS  
B 95733B 95733 Realizing the College Dream With Autism or Asperger Syndrome: A Parent's Guide to Student Success
Grade Lvl: T Author: Palmer, Ann
Length: 176 Copyright: 2006

A comprehensive guide to college preparation, selection, and success for students with autism or Asperger Syndrome that addresses the unique challenges these students face in the college environment.
Realizing the College Dream With Autism or Asperger Syndrome: A Parent's Gu T  
B 95710B 95710 Right Address ... Wrong Planet: Children with Asperger Syndrome Becoming Adults
Grade Lvl: T Author: Barnhill, Gena
Length: 227 Copyright: 2002

Describes what life is like for people living with Asperger's syndrome from both the parent and patient, and focuses on the changes that take place when children reach adulthood, and includes issues surrounding college, dating, and depression.
Right Address ... Wrong Planet: Children with Asperger Syndrome Becoming Ad T  
KM 90079KM 90079 Rubber Parts Sort
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A mid-range, pre-vocational activity for subtle discrimination practice. Provides small rubber parts of 12 designs. Introduces the concept of sorting items into labeled categories. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Rubber Parts Sort JS  
B 92583B 92583 Rubrics for Transition I: for Higher-Functioning
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wessels, John
Length: 95 Copyright: 2004

Manual has rubrics written at a level for higher-functioning students. 65 skills are grouped in seven areas: workplace skills and attitudes; responsibility; interacting with others, basic academic skills; habits of wellness; planning for success; and computer and internet skills. Discusses how rubrics enhance learning, how to turn rubrics into IEPs, and six steps to managing transition. Reproducible forms.
Rubrics for Transition I: for Higher-Functioning T  
B 92584B 92584 Rubrics for Transition II: for Lower-Functioning
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wessels, John
Length: 82 Copyright: 2004

Manual has rubrics written at a level for lower-functioning students. 61 skills are grouped in seven areas: workplace skills and attitudes; responsibility; interacting with others; computer and internet skills; basic academic skills; habits of wellness; and planning for success. Discusses how rubrics enhance learning, how to turn rubrics into IEPs, and six steps to organizing transition. Reproducible forms.
Rubrics for Transition II: for Lower-Functioning T  
KM 6204KM 6204 Secondary Assessments
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2001

Assessments include Brigance Diagnostic Employability and Life Skills Inventories, Workkeys Reading for Information, McCall-Crabbs Standard Test Lessons in Reading. Two-week loan period.
Secondary Assessments T  
B 95130B 95130 Self-Advocacy Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities: Making It Happen in College and Beyond
Grade Lvl: T Author: Reiff, Henry B.
Length: 215 Copyright: 2007

Resource for Students, Parents, and Guidance Counselors. Presents a wide range of strategies designed to help students with learning disabilities learn to become their own advocates in school. Handicapped Services for United States. Self-help techniques. Self-reliance.
Self-Advocacy Skills for Students with Learning Disabilities: Making It Hap T  
B 96530B 96530 Self-Determination and Transition Planning
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 145 Copyright: 2013

Book provides practical, research-validated guidance on explicitly teaching self-determination skills, & helps educators support students in communicating their interests and needs, setting and reaching goals, and managing their own lives. Ready-to-use worksheets and activities will help students take an active role in their transition planning, and true case stories highlight the benefits of self-determination instruction: smoother transitions, improved behavior, and fulfilling lives beyond the classroom.
Self-Determination and Transition Planning T  
B 95597B 95597 Self-Determination Strategies for Adolescents in Transition: Learning from Case Studies, 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Parker, David / Field, Sharon
Length: 56 Copyright: 2012

Guide for educators, counselors, disability service providers, and college instructors who work with youth during their transitions to postsecondary education. Provides practical strategies for promoting self-determination in school settings, a critical component of the transition process. Highlights the unique needs and opportunities for students with LD, ADHD, Asperger syndrome, and intellectual disabilities. Case studies introduce the reader to high school students and college students with disabilities and show how parents, teachers, employers, and others apply strategies, direct instruction, and academic coaching to guide & support these emerging adults while also respecting their right to make decisions & learn from life experiences.
Self-Determination Strategies for Adolescents in Transition: Learning from T  
B 94676B 94676 Self-Determination: Instructional and Assessment Strategies
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wehmeyer, Michael / Field, Sharon L.
Length: 193 Copyright: 2007

Linked to the IDEA requirement for individualized transition plans, this guide assists practitioners in teaching the skills necessary for making decisions about employment, job skills, further schooling, and independent living. Some topics include educational planning and student involvement, ecological interventions, peer-mediated instructional strategies, evaluating programs, family support, and nurturing the self-determination of teachers.
Self-Determination: Instructional and Assessment Strategies T  
KM 90009KM 90009 Shopping Card Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Academic Work Activities kit. (Task #410). Students organize the cards or create a shopping list. They are required to insert shopping cards into vinyl pockets to answer prepared questions. Three levels of difficulty progress from basic sorting to completing picture/word shopping lists. Includes 288 color-coded shopping cards stored in a 12-compartment tray, question cards, 30 vinyl pockets, storage bins, and instructions. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Shopping Card Packaging JS  
KM 11844KM 11844 Signs Around You, 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: IJS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2013

Teaches functional vocabulary necessary for independent community living. For students who have a variety of learning differences and disabilities. Includes 100 informational and protective words. Edmark Functional Words Series kit includes Teacher's Guide, two spiral-bound books with word recognition lessons, five Stories books (each contains 10 stories), Reading & Social Skills Games, 100 Photo Cards, 100 Word Cards, two display masks, and CD-ROM with printable files. Four-week loan period.
Signs Around You, 2nd Edition IJS  
KM 90069KM 90069 Six Item Sort
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A mid-range, pre-vocational activity for sorting by multiple relevant cues including surface condition. Provides metal plates of two types for surface quality, metal, & shape. Introduces concepts of inspection and quality control. Offers a wide selection of variations to the task. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Six Item Sort JS  
V 15699V 15699 Skills for Living Alone
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 18 Copyright: 2000

Explores various types of housing, the lifestyle differences found in each, contracts, leases, what to look for or ask about. Discusses loneliness when one lives alone and how to overcome it, and day to day living skills such as responsible shopping, cleaning, cooking, budgeting and paying bills on time. Could be used in transition programs for students receiving special education services. From the Life Skills Video Series.
Skills for Living Alone JS  
KM 90080KM 90080 Snap Box Packaging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A mid-range, pre-vocational, packaging task incorporating number concepts. Provides practice with counting, sorting, inserting, assembling, and disassembling.Offers a jig for number matching to support with counting. Pre-Voc Two Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Snap Box Packaging JS  
KM 12739KM 12739 Social Success Software
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2014

Social Success Software is an interactive social skill tutorial for adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities, including autism. It covers 50 social skills in an easy-to-navigate interface, so students can work independently or in self-directed groups. Has step-by-step instruction through written stories, video-modeling, photo-based directions, and role playing. Each of the 50 skills provides five activities: Introduction, Self-Talk, Steps, Movie, and Problem Solving. The first four activities blend narrated text with role-playing videos, while Problem Solving presents multiple-choice comprehension questions. The user management system allows unlimited logins, so you can personalize content and settings for as many students as you like. IL 7-12.
Social Success Software JS  
KM 90066KM 90066 Spoon Sort
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A hands-on, pre-vocational activity for sorting by size, material, or tactile variation. Provides wooden spoons and three sizes of metal spoons for sorting into a divided tray. Introduces reach-grasp-retrieval, appropriate placement of objects, and foundational discrimination skills. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Spoon Sort JS  
KM 90015KM 90015 Sprinkler Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Pre-Voc Three kit is a complex task requiring sophisticated manipulations. Task requires sophisticated turning and sequencing manipulations to assemble this seven piece item. Includes 24 plastic underground lawn sprinklers and all bins. Also includes assembly instructions, performance norms, data sheets and disassembly instructions with norms. The instructions detail variations for this task. Quality Criteria: All parts must be in the correct position and tight. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Sprinkler Assembly JS  
B 94427B 94427 Standards of Work Performance
Grade Lvl: T Author: Riches, Vivienne
Length: 292 Copyright: 1993

Subtitle: A Functional Assessment and Training Manual for Training People with Disabilties for Employment.
Standards of Work Performance T  
B 95718B 95718 Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel
Grade Lvl: T Author: Wolf, Lorraine / Brown, Jane Thierfeld
Length: 337 Copyright: 2009

Book offers disability services professionals practical strategies for accommodating and supporting students in all phases of college life and beyond.
Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel T  
B 95719B 95719 Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome: A Student Guide
Grade Lvl: T Author: Harpur, John / Lawlor, Maria
Length: 272 Copyright: 2004

Guide provides information to help students with Asperger Syndrome (AS) prepare successfully for the rites and rituals of studying, interact with staff and fellow students, cope with expectations and pressures, and understand their academic and domestic responsibilities. Drawing on first hand interviews with AS students and direct clinical experience, the authors address many questions, making practical recommendations.
Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome: A Student Guide T  
B 94437B 94437 Successful Transition Programs: Pathways for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilties, 2nd Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: McDonnell, John / Hardman, Michael
Length: 393 Copyright: 2010

Textbook designed to equip new and practicing professionals with the knowledge, skills, expectations, and strategies to effectively support youth and young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities transition to life after high school. Covers systematic transition planning, employment preparation, participation in the general education curriculum, instruction in community settings, and preparing students to live as independently as possible. Aligns with recommended practice in the field and with federal legislation governing educational and community service programs. Contains ecological curriculum models for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Includes focus review questions, real-life examples windows, and point/counterpoint boxes from key researchers on controversial issues to help readers connect the book's concepts with the typical needs of students.
Successful Transition Programs: Pathways for Students with Intellectual and T  
B 95045B 95045 Survival Guide for College-Bound L.D. Students
Grade Lvl: T Author: Carson, David W.
Length: 97 Copyright: 2003

The author (has L.D. and is cross dominant with visual tracking deficits) shares some of the lessons he learned the hard way. He uses personal stories, tips on classroom etiquette, Do's and Don'ts for the L.D. student and sample questions to ask a professor.
Survival Guide for College-Bound L.D. Students T  
B 95934B 95934 Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum
Grade Lvl: T Author: Fleisher, Marc
Length: 195 Copyright: 2006

Self-help guide for autistic teenagers and adults will help readers improve their quality of life and overcome many everyday challenges, be it through the development of independent living skills, building a more varied and fulfilling social life, or mastering a course in higher education and broadening one's opportunities for the future. Written particularly for young people who are just beginning to become independent from their parents, perhaps living in their own home for the first time, this book shows how to approach apparent problems with hope and the expectation of an improved quality of life.
Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum T  
B 94786B 94786 Talking Safety
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 2004 Copyright: 154

Subtitle: Teaching Teens About Workplace Safety and Health. Wisconsin Edition.
Talking Safety T  
B 90295B 90295 Tasks Galore for the Real World
Grade Lvl: T Author: Eckenrode, Laurie
Length: 66 Copyright: 2004

Presents a pictorial series of visually structured tasks for teaching domestic, vocational and other independent living skills to individuals with autism. Tasks incorporate visual, tactile, and motor movement components. This functional approach helps students apply learned tasks to naturally occurring environments in which those skills have a direct purpose.
Tasks Galore for the Real World T  
KM 8631KM 8631 TBS-3: Transition Behavior Scale
Grade Lvl: T Author: McCarney, Stephen / Arthaud, Tamara
Length: 0 Copyright: 2012

Developed as a measure of a student’s readiness for transition to employment and independent living. The greatest threat to success in employment and independent living is behavior, which is inappropriate for those situations. The TBS-3 provides a measure of those behavioral characteristics most predictive of behavior in society in general and employment specifically. Provides teachers the convenient mechanism for measuring the student’s skills and readiness for transition activities. Based on the information provided, decisions can then be made as to areas of need for skill and behavior improvement for student success in transition to employment and independent living. Provides separate norms for male and female students 12 through 18 years of age. Can be completed in approximately 15 minutes. Contents: Transition Behavior Scale IEP and Intervention Manual (187 pages, @ 1989); 100 Activities for Transition; TBS-3 School Version Technical Manual; TBS-3 Self-Report Technical Manual; and two rating forms. Circulation restricted to Keystone AEA Special Education staff.
TBS-3: Transition Behavior Scale T  
B 94292B 94292 Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Grade Lvl: T Author: Pierangelo, Roger
Length: 205 Copyright: 2008

Subtitle: A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators. A guide for teachers who instruct children with autism spectrum disorders. Includes specific instructional approaches, physiologically based intervention models, and information on assistive technology options.
Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders T  
B 91990B 91990 Teaching Students With Learning Problems (6th Ed)
Grade Lvl: T Author: Mercer, Cecil
Length: 641 Copyright: 2001

Resource to help teachers (special education, resource room, remedial and general education teachers) design individualized programming for students with learning or behavioral problems. Provides interventions, instructional activities, materials, assessments, commercial programs, and scope and sequence skills lists. Part I deals with learning environments; planning, organizing and managing instruction; assessing students; and promoting social, emotional, and behavioral development. Part II deals with teaching and assessing academic skills. Topics include assessing and teaching reading, spelling, handwriting, written expression, math, language skills, study skills, and transitions.
Teaching Students With Learning Problems (6th Ed) T  
B 95318B 95318 Think College: Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Grigal, Meg / Hart, Debra
Length: 323 Copyright: 2010

A comprehensive resource to postsecondary education options for students with intellectual disabilities that explains three models, including the individual support and mixed hybrid approaches and substantially separate options; discusses common challenges; and provides advice on planning transition services for high school students and making connections to employment and other goals.
Think College: Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellect T  
KM 90064KM 90064 Toothbrush Tube Assembly
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2018

A pre-vocational activity for two-item assembly and sorting. Provides practice with reach-grasp retrieval, appropriate placement of objects, and foundational discrimination skills. Offers a jig for workers to complete task with one hand. Pre-Voc One Kit. IL 9-12. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Toothbrush Tube Assembly JS  
B 95180B 95180 Topics in Language Disorders, July-September 2011
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 101 Copyright: 2011

Volume 31, Number 3: Caregiver-Directed Approaches for Facilitating Social Communication Competencies in Children and Youth On and Off the Autism Spectrum. Issue examines two related topics: the role that enhancement of social communication skills will play in the ability of young children & youth to achieve an acceptable quality of life, and the part caregivers have in facilitating that social development.
Topics in Language Disorders, July-September 2011 T  
B 96787B 96787 Topics in Language Disorders, October-December 2015
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 96 Copyright: 2015

Volume 35, Number 4: Transition to College for Students with Language Disorders On and Off the Autism Spectrum. Authors offer concrete information about the challenges faced by students with language and communication disorders, particularly students with autism spectrum disorders, entering college or university life. Offers examples of how to help students with ASD prepare to face those challenges.
Topics in Language Disorders, October-December 2015 T  
B 94537B 94537 Transition Education & Services For Adolescents With Disabilities, Third Edition
Grade Lvl: T Author: Sitlington, Patricia
Length: 422 Copyright: 2000

Covers the transition of individuals with mild and moderate disabilities to all aspects of adult life. It includes not only the transition to employment, but also the transition to future living and post-secondary educational environments.
Transition Education & Services For Adolescents With Disabilities, Third Ed T  
B 94428B 94428 Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Disabilities (3rd Edition)
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 442 Copyright: 2008

Provides broad coverage of transition content, ranging from the legislative-policy base to specific transition activities. Section 1: Implementing Transition Systems. Section 2: Creating a Transition Perspective of Education. Section 3: Promoting Movement to Postschool Environments. Section 4: Developing a Responsive Transition System.
Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Disabilities (3rd Edition) T  
B 94438B 94438 Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Bakken, Jeffrey
Length: 199 Copyright: 2008

Subtitle: What Educators and Service Providers Can Do by Jeffrey P. Bakken and Festus E. Obiakor. Focuses on all aspects of transition planning from school to postschool levels. Text provides a foundation of transition services and a historical overview of models and practices and offers a critical look at transition with students from culturally and ethnically diverse backgrounds. Presents an in-depth look at assistive technology to assist students in fully participating in the planning for their future and also describes the process for planning and the importance of family collaboration. Offers a discussion of career development and the importance of work experiences and also reviews key social skills and leisure options. Looks at independent living options and reviews available successful postsecondary education programs.
Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities T  
B 97027B 97027 Transition Teaming: 26 Strategies for Interagency Collaboration
Grade Lvl: T Author: Noonan, Pattie
Length: 151 Copyright: 2014

Schools and community agencies must work together to provide transition services to secondary students with disabilities. Effective transition requires the resources and expertise of adult service agencies, community groups, employers, families, school transition specialists, teachers and other practitioners. This book provides a step-by-step process and concrete strategies by which secondary special educators can build collaborative relationships with service agencies and others in the community to provide transition services. 26 strategies are broken down into specific activities to bring the needed groups and individuals to the table and into transition teams, and communicate effectively to plan and deliver transition services that are collaborative, effective, and sustainable.
Transition Teaming: 26 Strategies for Interagency Collaboration T  
B 95037B 95037 Transition to Adulthood
Grade Lvl: T Author:
Length: 293 Copyright: 2000

Subtitle: A Resource for Assisting Young People with Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties. Edited by Hewitt B. Clark and Maryann Davis. From the series Systems of Care for Children's Mental Health.
Transition to Adulthood T  
B 94453B 94453 Transition to Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities
Grade Lvl: T Author: Kochhar-Bryant, Carol / Bassett, Diane S.
Length: 237 Copyright: 2009

Resource discusses the transition requirements of various postsecondary options, including colleges, universities, career and technical training programs, and employment. Guide includes: Information on key legislation that affects transition services and the rights and responsibilities of students and professionals; Advice for helping students document disabilities, develop self-advocacy skills, and seek accommodations; Information about postsecondary resources on campus and in the community; Students' personal stories and a look at the role of family involvement; and An overview of transition considerations for middle school youth.
Transition to Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities T  
B 97198B 97198 Transitions Across the Lifespan: An Occupational Therapy Approach
Grade Lvl: T Author: Orentlicher, Meira L / Schefkind, Sandra
Length: 356 Copyright: 2015

Occupational therapy practitioners increasingly serve clients at critical times of transition as people experience planned and unplanned transitions throughout their lifespan. This comprehensive text is the first to offer an occupational therapy approach to clients' transition needs, from the neonatal intensive care unit and school to aging and end of life. Aligned with Occupational Therapy Practice Framework, this work explores the various transitions people experience and the ways in which occupational therapy can facilitate better intervention outcomes as clients face changes and challenges in their lives. Restricted to AEA OT/PT consultants.
Transitions Across the Lifespan: An Occupational Therapy Approach T  
KM 6791KM 6791 TRANSITIONS CURRICULUM
Grade Lvl: T Author: FULTON, LOUISE
Length: 0 Copyright: 1998

Program designed for special education and at-risk students to prepare them for adult life. Contains three modules: Volume 1 Personal Management, Volume 2 Career Management, and Volume 3 Life Management; blackline masters for student handouts; and 14-minute overview video (Louise Fulton and Rebecca Silva explain their curriculum). Provides 300 teacher-developed lessons with reproducible worksheets and assessments. Some topics included in first module: anger management, identifying work strengths, positive self talk. Second module: job interview, employee rights and responsibilities, how to complete an application. Third module: health and safety basics, how to use public transportation, budgeting, etc. Two-week loan period.
TRANSITIONS CURRICULUM T  
KM 90006KM 90006 Twenty-Four Item Sort
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 1990

This Pre-Voc One Kit is a mid-range, pre-vocational activity for subtle and multiple discrimination practice. The standard task is a 24-item sort using aluminum pieces of two colors, four shapes, and three thicknesses. Practices maintaining attention to some details while ignoring others. The 2- to 24-item sorting activity with anodized aluminum pieces requires attention to three relevant dimensions: color (silver and gold), shape (circle, square, rectangle and hexagon) and thickness (thin, medium and thick). Offers numerous variation options. Includes 120 aluminum pieces and all bins. Also includes step-by-step instructions and data sheets. Sorting tasks are not timed so there are no norms. Quality criteria: Accuracy. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 7-12.
Twenty-Four Item Sort JS  
B 95926B 95926 Universal Design for Transition: A Roadmap for Planning and Instruction
Grade Lvl: T Author: Thoma, Colleen / Bartholomew, Christina
Length: 238 Copyright: 2009

A guide to applying the principles of universal design to help students with disabilities transition and plan for the future, covering self-determination skills, assessments to measure strengths and needs, IEPs, exploration of career possibilities and postsecondary options, and other related topics.
Universal Design for Transition: A Roadmap for Planning and Instruction T  
KM 90013KM 90013 Weighing and Bagging
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2016

Pre-Voc Three work activity kit (Task 307) develops skills with the use of a dial-face spring scale. A weighing task using a dial-face scale and involves bagging and zipping. User weighs plates to within the required 3-5 oz., then bags, zips and stores the bagged plates. Includes a 16 oz. platform scale, 225 metal plates, 50 plastic zip bags and all bins. Also includes step-by-step instructions, performance norms, data sheets and disassembly instructions with norms. The tabs on the scale are removable. The instructor may alter the weight criterion. This may be especially helpful during the acquisition stage. Extra plastic zip bags are provided in case a lesser weight is chosen. Quality Criteria: The completed unit must weigh between 3 and 6 ounces. All bags must be zipped completely closed. Attainment kits intended for high school special education students in pre-vocational training and transition. Restricted checkout to AEA Special Education Staff and LEA High School Special Education Staff. IL 9-12.
Weighing and Bagging JS  
B 95068B 95068 What Every Teacher Should Know About: Transition and IDEA 2004
Grade Lvl: T Author: Kochhar-Bryant, Carol A.
Length: 120 Copyright: 2009

Advances vision of transition as a unifying framework for post-secondary planning for youth. Using side-by-side frameworks, it explains the connections between transition services and standards-based education, as well as the connections between IDEA 2004 and the No Child Left Behind Act. Provides an introduction to the Summery of Performance (SOP) that is required by every school district for all youth with disabilities who have IEPs. Presents a template for a national ratified SOP available to state and local educational agencies.
What Every Teacher Should Know About: Transition and IDEA 2004 T  
DVD 1918DVD 1918 What Type of Person Am I? Personality and Careers
Grade Lvl: IJ Author:
Length: 18 Copyright: 2006

Helps young teens understand the six basic personality types as presented in the Holland Hexagon: Doer, Thinker, Creator, Helper, Persuader, and Organizer. Teens are able to identify their interests and abilities and see how their own personalities fit with the general types which connect to potential careers. Using real teen scenarios, viewers learn how to identify what they're good at doing, what their interests are, and how to translate this information into career choices. Closed captioned.
What Type of Person Am I? Personality and Careers IJ  
KM 12736KM 12736 Whose Future Is It? Software
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2012

Whose Future is It? is a research-based, student-directed curriculum designed to help students with disabilities plan their transitions. Students explore self-awareness while mastering the skills for problem-solving, decision-making, goal-setting, and small-group communication. Has narration and highlighted text.Includes vocabulary and comprehension questions. IL 7-12.
Whose Future Is It? Software JS  
DVD 1936DVD 1936 Why Staying in School Is Important
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 24 Copyright: 2005

Students discover there are many types of dropping out: from physical as in using drugs to emotional distance due to emotional problems. They will learn that when kids drop out, life choices are lost. Looks at the many skill areas that are developed in school: social skills, attitudinal skills, emotional skills, personal awareness skills, and intellectual skills. By dropping out of school, kids reduce their ability to fix problems and cope successfully in life. School survival skills.
Why Staying in School Is Important JS  
KM 7700KM 7700 Writing in the Real World
Grade Lvl: IJST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 2000

Kit contains materials in the Writing in the Real World program which is an interactive writing program designed to help students develop their everyday writing skills. IL 6-12. RL 3-4. Shows how to write business and personal letters, fax cover sheets, e-mails, invitations, memos, resumes, forms, etc. Components: Student Worktext (units: organizing yourself; writing for family and friends; writing for the community; shopping and managing money; writing at work); forms booklet (blank forms such as W-4, Voter registration, rental application, bank check); teacher's guide (lessons, teaching strategies, suggestions for ELL students, activities, and answer key); and CD-ROM with activities, blank forms, and style guide. CD-ROM requires Adobe Acrobat 4.0.
Writing in the Real World IJST  
B 94468B 94468 Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives
Grade Lvl: T Author: Bateman, Barbara
Length: 140 Copyright: 2006

Offers, parents, special education teachers, and other support professionals advice on how to write measurable, practical IEP goals and objectives for a special-needs child. Individualized education programs.
Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives T  
KM 6800KM 6800 YES I CAN... LIVE AND WORK IN THE COMMUNITY
Grade Lvl: JS Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 1997

Teaches special needs students or adults essential community living skills, including shopping, money management, laundry care, travel skills, safe living practices, developing social relationships. Contents: teacher guide, job coaching cards, and safety training cards. From the series Yes I Can.
YES I CAN... LIVE AND WORK IN THE COMMUNITY JS  
KM 11203KM 11203 Your Career Adventure
Grade Lvl: ST Author:
Length: 0 Copyright: 1999

The first part of the textbook deals with attitude, values, interests, making decisions, and learning personal skills. Part two is organized by the 15 career clusters. Part three includes employment skills, free enterprise and the changing workplace, starting a business, education and training, and planning for the future. Contents: second edition of the textbook and two accompanying workbooks: Stops Along the Way and Experiences Along the Way: Applied Learning Activities Workbook. Two-week loan period.
Your Career Adventure ST