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Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Transition from High School to Adult Life

https://libraries.phsa.ca/permalink/catalog112224

http://citizenship.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2014/07/Plain_Language_young_adults_transition.pdf

Community Living Research Project. Community Living Research Project, School of Social Work and Family Studies, University of British Columbia (Book, Online)
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
This document reviews research in the area of young adults with developmental disabilities transitioning from high school into community and adult life. The transition planning process of various regions in the world will be explored which will include recommendations from the literature. Tools and…
Title
Young Adults with Developmental Disabilities: Transition from High School to Adult Life
Subtitle
Literature and Initial Program Review
Author
Community Living Research Project
Publisher
Community Living Research Project, School of Social Work and Family Studies, University of British Columbia
Physical Description
PDF file: 90 pages
Topics
Developmental Disability
Young Adults
Young Adults-Life Transitions
Life Skills
Mental Health/Illness
Support Groups
Abstract
This document reviews research in the area of young adults with developmental disabilities transitioning from high school into community and adult life. The transition planning process of various regions in the world will be explored which will include recommendations from the literature. Tools and approaches for supporting transition planning will be outlined and some outcome data will be provided. This document will outline various options for young adults with developmental disabilities in the areas of work, education, and community support. A specific Canadian and British Columbian perspective will be included in the later sections of the review. Finally, recommendations for practice and for areas for future consideration will also be highlighted.
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Online
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
URL
http://citizenship.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2014/07/Plain_Language_young_adults_transition.pdf
Audience
Patient or Public