Addressing the complexities of family homelessness is a challenging but necessary goal. State leaders can help by identifying and coordinating all available resources to better serve all children experiencing homelessness and their families.
Disability and inclusion publications
Life After College: Employment, Social, and Community Outcomes for Young Deaf Adults
While most research on transition outcomes focuses on education and employment, the transition to adulthood also includes social outcomes, such as group involvement and community service.
Effect of accessing supports on higher education persistence of students with disabilities
Evidence from propensity analyses indicated that students with disabilities who had accessed universally available and/or disability-related supports were significantly more likely to persist in their 2- or 4-year college programs.
Promoting Science, Technology, and Engineering Self-efficacy and Knowledge for All With an Autism Inclusion Maker Program
This paper describes the collaborative development of an inclusive maker program called Inventing, Designing, and Engineering for All Students (IDEAS) and the results of a study on the impact of that program on autistic students and their neurotypical peers.
Growth in narrative retelling and inference abilities and relations with reading comprehension in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder
Using latent profile analysis, a multivariate analytic technique that empirically identifies profiles based on student responses to multiple measures, students’ performance was compiled using typical universal screening measures of reading, a formal measure of English language development, and information regarding referral for special education evaluation and grade retention.
Relationships between reading profiles and narrative writing abilities in school-age children with autism spectrum disorder
This study adopted a reading-to-writing framework to examine if school-age children differ in their narrative writing performance based on their categorically heterogeneous, empirically derived latent reading profiles.
Postsecondary Education-Focused Transition Planning Experiences of English Learners With Disabilities
This study examined postschool expectations, transition planning experiences, and supports of a nationally representative sample of English learners with disabilities, based on secondary analysis of the National Longitudinal Transition Study (NLTS) 2012.
Support Receipt: Effect on Postsecondary Success of Students With Learning Disabilities
Using propensity methods, this study examined the effect of disability-specific and universally available support receipt on the college perseverance and completion of students with LD.
Supporting young children with disabilities
The authors review effective ways to support development and learning among young children with disabilities, including language and social skills interventions, preschool curricula, instructional and other practices, and multi-tiered systems of support.