Transition to Adulthood

_________________________________ Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of the Transition Suite at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/transitionadult/ _________________________________ September 2010 About … [Read more...]

Transition “Starters” for Everyone

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Transition "Starters" for Everyone at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/transition-starters/_________________________________ September 2009 … [Read more...]

Students Get Involved!

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Students Get Involved! at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/student-involvement/_________________________________ November 2009 Resources updated, … [Read more...]

Adult Services: What Are They? Where Are They?

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Adult Services at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/adultservices/_________________________________ November 2009Many different individuals … [Read more...]

Effective Interventions in Dropout Prevention: A Research Synthesis

NICHCY Structured Abstract 17 describes the following research synthesis: Title Effective Interventions in Dropout Prevention: A Research Synthesis—The Effects of Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions on Dropout for Youth with Disabilities Author Cobb, B., Sample, P., Alwell, M., & Johns, N. Source The National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (NDPC-SD) Year Published 2005 _____________ AbstractThe relationship between … [Read more...]

Instructing Adolescents with Learning Disabilities: A Component and Composite Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 37 describes the following: Title | Instructing Adolescents with Learning Disabilities: A Component and Composite Analysis Author | Swanson, H.L., & Hoskyn, M. Source | Learning Disabilities Research & Practice, 16(2), 109-119. Year Published | 2001 Abstract Instructional components that positively influence performance of adolescents with learning disabilities are identified based on a comprehensive … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of Outdoor Adventure Programming with Adolescents

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 48 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Outdoor Adventure Programming with Adolescents Author | Cason, D., & Gillis, H.L. Source | Journal of Experiential Education, 17(1), 40-47. Year Published | 1994 Abstract Meta-analysis of 143 effect sizes in 43 studies of adventure programming for adolescents found an overall effect size of 0.31. Summary effect sizes of outcome categories differed … [Read more...]

The Effects of Technology-Based Interventions on Academic Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 69 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Technology-Based Interventions on Academic Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities Authors |  Dugan, J.J., Cobb, R.B., & Alwell, M. Source | National Post-School Outcomes Center. Available at:  http://www.psocenter.org/Docs/Resources/Publications/TechRevAppA-E.pdf Year Published | December, 2006 Abstract The relationship between technology-based interventions … [Read more...]

For students with disabilities: Be self-determined!

The I'm Determined project, funded by the Virginia Department of Education, focuses on providing students with disabilities with direct instruction, models, and opportunities to practice skills associated with self-determined behavior beginning at the elementary level and continuing through the student's educational career. https://php.radford.edu/~imdetermined/ … [Read more...]

Fact sheets for youth with disabilities, written by youth with disabilities

These fact sheets come from KASA, which stands for Kids as Self-Advocates. KASA offers more than 60 fact sheets written by youth with disabilities on its Advisory Board and youth writers from its network. Great stuff. http://www.fvkasa.org/resources/index.php … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.