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Best Practices in Transition to Adult Life for Youth With Intellectual Disabilities

The authors note that a number of best practices is recommended by researchers and professionals in the field of transition to improve postschool outcomes for youth with intellectual disabilities. This study analyzed data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 to … Continue reading

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From Research to Reality: Use of literacy-based targets in Speech-Language Therapy and Special Education Classrooms

Children with language impairment (LI) are at substantial risk for short and long term delays in reading development. This fact is neither surprising nor new information, as language and literacy skills have been shown to be highly correlated. Empirical evidence … Continue reading

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Sex and gender differences in autism spectrum disorder: summarizing evidence gaps and identifying emerging areas of priority

One of the most consistent findings in autism spectrum disorder (ASD) research is a higher rate of ASD diagnosis in males than females. Despite this, remarkably little research has focused on the reasons for this disparity. Better understanding of this … Continue reading

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Online Survey Design and Development – A Janus-Faced Approach

The authors of this study propose a survey design survey design approach that encourages researchers to consider how they can design and implement surveys more effectively using the latest web and database tools. The authors illustrate the potential of this … Continue reading

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Transition from school to work: where are we and where do we need to go?

This article describes evidence-based transition research highlighting teachers’ classroom need with special emphasis on how research can be useful for them on a day-to-day basis. The author shares six guidelines for helping implement best practices in transition. Wehman, Paul. (2013). … Continue reading

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