Special Needs Transition

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One of the main goals of education is to prepare students for their future. This task can be a daunting job when planning programs for students with special needs. According to Thomas and Dykes (2011), special needs students have difficulties transitioning to life after high school even though they have a transition plan for the last four years. This plan includes the services required to make a successful transition from high school to work, but does not equip students with many of the skills needed to make the change from high school to adult living. Levinson and Palmer (2005), point out that special needs students need to engaged with activities that support learning workforce skills to enable them to succeed in the workplace and in the

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