Predictors of Postschool Employment Outcomes for Young Adults With Severe Disabilities

  title={Predictors of Postschool Employment Outcomes for Young Adults With Severe Disabilities},
  author={E. Carter and Diane M. Austin and A. Trainor},
  journal={Journal of Disability Policy Studies},
  pages={50 - 63}
Although entry into the world of work is a prominent marker of postschool success in the United States, students with severe disabilities often leave high school without the skills, experiences, and supports that lead to meaningful employment. The authors examined the extent to which an array of student, family, and school factors was associated with employment during the 2 years following high school. Having held a paid, community-based job while still in high school was strongly correlated… Expand

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