DCDT Publications & Research

 

CDTEI%20Cover.jpg Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals (CDTEI)
This publication is the official journal of the Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) and is published four times a year. This publication is distributed only to members of DCDT. It presents various articles and position papers dealing with the latest research activities, model programs, and issues pertaining to career development and transition.

Co-Editors: David Test and Bob Algozzine
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DCDT Statement on Developing Position Papers: Developing Position Papers
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DCDT Membership Flyer
The DCDT Membership Flyer can be used by regional and state DCDT chapters to recruit new members. See the flyer for DCDT member benefits.
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DCDT Network Newsletter
The DCDT Network Newsletter for members only is published three times a year and distributed to all members of the DCDT organization.
Editor: Meg Grigal
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Tips for Transition
The Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) and the Transition Coalition have collected and disseminated these tips in an effort to enhance public access to information about transition activities. Our intention is to provide resources that are current and accurate. We do not endorse or promote any of the products, web sites, or ideas presented in the tips. Although every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of this information, we can make no guarantees. Please credit the source when copying all or part of this material.
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Transition Resource Guide
The Transition Resource Guide contains frequently used low-cost/no-cost web-based transition resources available to professionals, students with disabilities, and their families. The guide contains resources for professional development, teacher use, student use, and parent/family use. This resource guide will be updated on a yearly basis to ensure all information is up-to-date and current.
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Position Papers

Benz, M. R., & Kochhar, C. A. (1996). School-to-work opportunities for all students: A position statement of the division on career development and transition. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 19, 31-48. Full Article

Blalock, G., Kochhar-Bryant, C. A., Test, D. W., Kohler, P., White, W., Lehmann, J., . . . Patton, J. (2003). The need for comprehensive personnel preparation in transition and career development: A position statement of the division on career development and transition. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 26, 207-226. Full Article

Clark, G. M., Field, S., Patton, J. R., Brolin, D. E., Sitlington, P. L. (1994). Life skills instruction: A necessary component for all students with disabilities: A position statement of the division on career development and transition. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 17, 125-133. Full Article

Field, S., Martin, J., Miller, R., Ward, M., & Wehmeyer, M. (1998). Self-determination for persons with disabilities: A position statement of the division on career development and transition. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 21, 113-128. Full Article


Halpern, A. S. (1994). The transition of youth with disabilities to adult life: A position statement of the division on career development and transition, the council for exceptional children. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 17, 115-124. Full Article


Mazzotti, V. L., Rowe, D. A., Cameto, R., Test, D. W., & Morningstar, M. E. (2013). Identifying and promoting transition evidence-based practices and predictors of success: A position paper of the division on career development and transition.
Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 36, 140-151. Full Article

Morningstar, M. E., Bassett, D. S., Kochhar-Bryant, C., Cashman, J., & Wehmeyer, M. L. (2012). Aligning transition services with secondary education reform: A position statement of the division on career development and transition. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 35, 132-142. Full Article

Neubert, D. A., & Leconte, P. J. (2013). Age-appropriate transition assessment: The position of the division on career development and transition. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 36, 72-83. Full Article


Sitlington, P. L., Neubert, D. A., & Leconte, P. J. (1997). Transition assessment: The position of the division on career development and transition. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 20, 69-79. Full Article


Trainor, A. A., Lindstrom, L., Simon-Burroughs, M., Martin, J. E., & McCray Sorrells, A. (2008). From marginalized to maximized opportunities for diverse youths with disabilities: A position paper of the division on career development and transition. Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 31, 56-64. Full Article


DCDT Publications for Sale

The following publications are available for purchase on the CEC website with discounted prices for members.

In-Print

Cheney, D. (Eds.). (2010). Transition of secondary students with emotional or behavioral     disorders: Current approaches for positive outcomes (2nd ed.). Champaign, IL: Research Press.

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Field, S., Martin, J., Miller, R., Ward, M., Wehmeyer, M. (1998). A practical guide for teaching self-determination. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.

Kochhar-Bryant__C__A_____Bassett__D__S__2002_.png Kochhar-Bryant, C. A., & Bassett, D. S. (Eds.) (2002). Aligning transition and standards-based education: Issues and strategies. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.
Mazzotti__V__L_____Rowe__D__A___2015_.png Mazzotti, V. L., & Rowe, D. A. (2015). Building alliances: A how-to-manual to support transitioning youth. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.
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Sitlington, P. L., Neubert, D. A., Begun, W. H., Lombard, R. C., & Leconte, P. J. (2007). Assess for success: A practitioner’s handbook on transition assessment (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.

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West, L. (Eds). (2010). Integrating transition planning into the IEP process (3rd ed.). Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.


Out-of-Print

Kohler, P. D., Field, S., Izzo, M., & Johnson, J. (1998). Transition from school to life: A workshop series for educators and transition service providers. (This text is available from Corwin Press; DCDT members receive a discount using the priority code D7624.)

Martin, J. E., & Kohler, P. D. (1998). Transition from school to life: A complete university course for special educators.

Wandry, D., & Pleet, A. (2003). The role of families in secondary transition: A practitioner’s facilitation guide.