Guardianship: Its Role in the Transition Process for Students with Developmental Disabilities

@inproceedings{PayneChristiansen2008GuardianshipIR,
  title={Guardianship: Its Role in the Transition Process for Students with Developmental Disabilities},
  author={Erin M. Payne-Christiansen and Patricia L. Sitlington},
  year={2008}
}
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore: (a) the underlying beliefs of those involved in determining the need far guardianship for young adults with developmental disabilities, (b) the overarching frameworks or theories that might explain some of the more predominate beliefs, and (c) the relationship of transition assessment, transition planning, self-determination, and age of majority to the guardianship process. The authors found that planning for guardianship was separated from… CONTINUE READING

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