The Role of Literacy on the Postsecondary Opportunities of Students with High Incidence Disabilities

  • Ralph GardnerIII
  • Morris R. CouncilIII
  • Martreece Watson
Part of the Studies in Inclusive Education book series (STUIE)


A primary goal of schools is to provide an appropriate education for all students, preparing them for success in postsecondary institutions (e.g., colleges and vocational programs) and to become productive members of society (Kauffman, Conroy, Gardner, & Oswald, 2008; Tatum, 2012). Schools are tasked to prepare all students for postsecondary success by developing an atmosphere of achievement through strong leadership and quality instruction (Brand & Valent, 2013; Gardner & Mayes, 2013).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph GardnerIII
    • 1
  • Morris R. CouncilIII
    • 2
  • Martreece Watson
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Educational StudiesThe Ohio State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Literacy and Special EducationUniversity of West GeorgiaUSA
  3. 3.Department of EnglishGallaudet UniversityUSA

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