Powers, L.E., Deshler, D.D., Jones, B., & Simon, M. (2006) Strategies for enhancing self-determination, social success, and transition to adulthood. In D.D. Deshler & J.B. Schumaker (Eds.), Teaching adolescents with disabilities: Accessing the general education curriculum (pp. 235-274). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Topic: Social Skills
Subcategory: Big Picture
Summary: This chapter reviews current postschool outcomes of students with disabilities, then focuses on effective secondary education practices—including CRL’s Self-Advocacy Strategy and Surface Counseling—that foster self-determination, social success, and transition preparation.