Rethinking the Paradigm

Comprehensive Transition from Birth to Adulthood
  • June Gothberg
  • Sondra Stegenga
  • Debbie Cate
Part of the Studies in Inclusive Education book series (STUIE)


Education is a transformative process, a pathway for individuals to realize dreams and change trajectories. Yet, it is well-known that education, post-school outcomes, and the journey to attainment are not equal for all. Vulnerable populations, such as individuals with disabilities, demonstrate poorer long-term outcomes including increased high school dropout and lower employment rates (Newman, Wagner, Cameto, & Knockey, 2009).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • June Gothberg
    • 1
  • Sondra Stegenga
    • 2
  • Debbie Cate
    • 3
  1. 1.Office of the Vice President for ReseachWestern Michigan UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Special Education – Early InterventionUniversity of OregonUSA
  3. 3.FPG Child Development InstituteUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillUSA

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