Historically, transitions are quite difficult for children and youths with learning disabilities. The child is entering a major life transition as he/she departs the relative cocoon of high school and enters the world of work or a post-secondary placement. This is not the end of a journey; it is the beginning of a new one. This extraordinary book of essays is designed to guide you on this voyage. An insightful, succinct, and reader-friendly book.
Teresa Allissa Citro is the executive director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Massachusetts and editor of the award winning book Parenting the Child With Learning Disabilities: The Experts Speak.
Chapter 1 Guides Along the Road Chapter 2 Options for Independence Chapter 3 Post-Secondary Options: College Isn't the Only Path after High School Chapter 4 Non-Traditional Education for People with Learning Disabilities Chapter 5 On Post-Secondary Opportunities for Learning Disabled Students: Establishing Connections Chapter 6 To Serve or Not To Serve Chapter 7 Planning Ahead: Helping Your Teen Transition From School to Work Chapter 8 Community Partnerships: The Key to Independence Chapter 9 Transitional Issues and Strategies for Change: Becoming the Successful Young Adult