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Practice Description: WAGES

Using Working at Gaining Employment Skills (W.A.G.E.S.) to Teach Social Skills and Occupational Skills What is the practice? Working at Gaining Employment Skills (W.A.G.E.S.; Johnson et al., 2004) has been defined as “a job-related social skills curriculum consisting of 33 comprehensive lesson plans in four domains: (a) self- regulations, (b) teamwork, (c) communication, and (d) problem solving” (Murray & Doren, …

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Practice Description: WAGES

Using Working at Gaining Employment Skills (W.A.G.E.S.) to Teach Social Skills and Occupational Skills What is the evidence base? This is a research-based practice for students with disabilities including students with learning disabilities based on one methodologically sound group experimental study with random assignment across 222 students. This is a research-based practice for students with learning disabilities based on (n …

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Criteria for Levels of Evidence

The NTACT Criteria for Levels of Evidence provides context for categorizing the evidence base for secondary transition, vocational rehabilitation, and career technical education practices for secondary students with disabilities.