Transitions from school for young adults with intellectual disability: Parental perspectives on "life as an adjustment".

@article{Davies2009TransitionsFS,
  title={Transitions from school for young adults with intellectual disability: Parental perspectives on "life as an adjustment".},
  author={Michael Drummond Davies and Wendi Beamish},
  journal={Journal of intellectual & developmental disability},
  year={2009},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={
          248-57
        }
}
BACKGROUND Few studies have investigated transition programs and outcomes for young adults with disabilities as viewed from the parent perspective. The current Australian study provided a voice for parents to report on the experiences of and outcomes for young adults following their recent transition from school into post-school life. METHOD A mailed survey gathered statewide data from parents (N = 218) whose family member had completed schooling at a secondary or special school. The majority… CONTINUE READING

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