• College and Career Support for Students with Disabilities

    College- and career-readiness supports are not equitable for all students. Disparities exists for a number of students, including students with disabilities. Those gaps are even more prominent among students of color with disabilities. Learn about results from the National Longitudinal Transition Study 2012, one of the only large-scale data sets that allows for a nationwide examination of these groups during and after high school. The secondary analyses is currently being conducted and continues to show disparities in college- and career-readiness supports between students with and students without disabilities. Learn about these findings along with concrete solutions for college- and career-readiness program delivery, management and assessment. Download Accompanying Handout

    Learning Objectives:
    After viewing this webinar, you will be able to:

    1. Strategize how to work collaboratively with special educators on postsecondary planning for students with disabilities
    2. Discuss implications for your school counseling program to be more inclusive of students with disabilities
    3. Explain how social/emotional, academic and transitional factors influence the college and career readiness for students with disabilities

    Presenters:
    Clewiston Challenger, Ph.D., associate professor of professional practice, school counseling, Rutgers University, and former middle and high school counselor who worked in the middle and high school levels

    Allison Lombardi, PhD., associate professor of education, Special Education Program, University of Connecticut, and current president of the Council for Exceptional Children, Division on Career Development and Transition and co-editor of the journal Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals

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