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Citation:  Getzel, Elizabeth Evans; Grauer, Christine; Briel, Lori (2017). Perspectives of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors on the Career Planning Process for College Students with ASD. centerontransition.org,
Title:  Perspectives of Vocational Rehabilitation Counselors on the Career Planning Process for College Students with ASD
Authors:  Getzel, Elizabeth Evans; Grauer, Christine; Briel, Lori
Year:  2017
Journal/Publication:  centerontransition.org
Publisher: 
Full text:  https://centerontransition.org/publications/download.cfm?id=53    |   PDF   
Peer-reviewed?  No
NIDILRR-funded?  Yes

Structured abstract:

Background:  This article describes the results of structured interviews with 19 vocational rehabilitation counselors concerning their experiences working with college students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Participants represented local Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) offices across the state of Virginia. Results describe counselors’ perspectives on the career preparation needs of college students with ASD, provision of services and supports provided by VR for students with ASD, collaboration with campus services and supports, and the professional development needs of VR counselors to better serve college students with ASD.

Disabilities served:  Autism / ASD
Populations served:  Transition-age youth (14 - 24)
Interventions:  Career counseling
Vocational rehabilitation
Outcomes:  Employment acquisition
Full-time employment