For courses in Secondary Special Education and Transition. The long-awaited revision of this classic text again offers a thorough, sensitive overview of the concepts and applications of transition education. Coverage takes a whole-life approach to meeting the functional/ transitional needs of students and adults for whom a career-oriented educational environment is optimal, including those who could benefit from community college programs. Based on the widely-used Life-Centered Career Education (LCCE) program, this text provides teaching strategies that focus on twenty-two major competency areas embracing daily living, personal/social, and occupational skills. Complete with a step-by-step program for implementing a school curriculum that teaches career and life skills, this is the text that defined the transition course in Special Education.
I. LIFE SKILLS/TRANSITION OVERVIEW. 1. Educating Students with Special Learning and/or Behavior Needs. 2. A Functional Life Skills Curriculum Approach. 3. Life-Centered Career Education (LCCE) Mild/Moderate Curriculum Programs. II. FAMILY AND COMMUNITY RESOURCES. 4. Family Support. 5. Agencies, Organizations, and Informational Resources. 6. Business and Industry Involvement. III. TRANSITIONAL EDUCATION. 7. Functional Transition Assessment. 8. Transition Planning. 9. Transition Materials and Resources. 10. Self-Determination. IV. TRANSITION INSTRUCTIONAL DELIVERY. 11. Daily Living Skills. 12. Personal-Social Skills. 13. Occupational Guidance and Preparation Skills. V. LCCE MILD/MODERATE CURRICULUM IMPLEMENTATION. 14. Developing LCCE Mild/Moderate Curriculum Programs. 15. Transition Issues and Future Directions. Appendices. A. Cooperative Agreement Between the Department of Education and the Division of Rehabilitation Services, State of West Virginia. B. List of Professional Organizations. C. LCCE Performance Test 17. D. Functional Assessment Resources. E. LCCE Resources Available from the Council for Exceptional Children. F. Materials Correlated to the LCCE Mild Curriculum Competencies/Sub-competencies and List of Publishers. G. Blank Lesson Plan Outline. H. LCCE Action Plan Proposal 4. I. Web Site Addresses. References. Name Index. Subject Index.