A brief identifying for secondary and postsecondary educational administrators, state policymakers, rehabilitation counselors, and researchers the barriers to successfully managing supports for individuals with disabilities, and providing recommendations for overcoming these barriers. Current practices and policies, including differences between youth and adult service delivery systems and the lack of interagency collaboration, complicate service coordination for youth with disabilities. It seeks to answer the question, "How can service coordination become more flexible, youth-centered, and culturally responsive?"
This report was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Cooperative Agreement No. H326J000005). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, and no official endorsement by the Department should be inferred.
Whelley, Teresa; Zimbrich, Karen; Hart, Debra.
Challenges in Coordinating and Managing Services and Supports in Secondary and Postsecondary Options (NCSET Issue Brief).
University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET).
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