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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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Pre-Employment Transition Services Strategic Planning: A Collaborative Approach Webinar – Part 2

Date: September 1, 2021 Register below to watch the recorded training. 1 CRC credit availableAbout this EventPart Two of this training will identify the importance of collaboration with education, data sharing, and analyzing the impact of Pre-ETS programs and services. A highlight of this webinar will be Idaho VR sharing their perspective in implementing a strategic planning approach to evaluating Pre-ETS …

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Article: Predictors of Postschool Success Research Base Update

This article published in Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals in 2020 outlines the authors’ systematic literature review to examine secondary transition research literature to support existing and identify new predictors of postschool success for students and youth with disabilities. Fourteen (14) existing predictors were supported and three (3) new predictors identified. Download the Article: Predictors of Postschool Success …

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Predictor Taxonomy Crosswalk

The Predictor Taxonomy Crosswalk embeds the predictors of post-school success within the Taxonomy for Transition Programming 2.0 framework areas. This crosswalk provides a resource for stakeholders who are using tools, such as the Taxonomy for Transition Programming 2.0 and the Predictor Implementation Self-Assessment (PISA), to identify connections between services, skills, and programs to improve outcomes for students with youth with disabilities. …

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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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Practice Description: Take Charge

Using the Take Charge Curriculum to Teach Self-Determination Skills, Educational Planning Knowledge and Engagement, and Persistence in School What is the evidence base? This is an evidence-based practice for students with disabilities based on two methodologically sound group design studies with random assignment studies with 184 total participants with and without disabilities. This is an evidence-based practice for students with …

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Practice Description: Project Search

Using Project SEARCH to Teach Employment Skills What is the evidence base? This is an evidence-based practice for students with disabilities based on two methodologically sound group experimental studies with random assignment across 222 students. Where is the best place to find out how to do this practice? https://projectsearch.us/start-a-project-search/ With whom was it implemented? Students with disabilities (2 studies, n …

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Practice Description: Envision IT

Using EnvisionIT to Teach Information Technology Skills What is the evidence base? This is an evidence-based practice for students with disabilities including students with intellectual disabilities and students with learning disabilities based on two methodologically sound group experimental studies with random assignment across 395 participants. Where is the best place to find out how to do this practice? EnvisionIT is …