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Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals

Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals

Erik W. Carter Vanderbilt University, USA
Valerie L. Mazzotti University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

eISSN: 21651442 | ISSN: 21651434 | Current volume: 42 | Current issue: 4 Frequency: 3 Times/Year
Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals specializes in the fields of secondary education, transition, and career development for persons with documented disabilities and special needs. CDTEI focuses on the life roles of individuals as students, workers, consumers, family members, and citizens. Articles cover qualitative and quantitative research, scholarly reviews, and program descriptions and evaluations. Published by the Hammill Institute on Disabilities and SAGE in association with the Division on Career Development and Transition of The Council for Exceptional Children.

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Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals (CDTEI) specializes in the fields of secondary edu­cation, transition, and career development of persons with documented disabilities and/or special needs.

Erik W. Carter Vanderbilt University, USA
Valerie L. Mazzotti University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
Managing Editor
Moira Konrad The Ohio State University, USA
Associate Editor
Valerie Mazzotti University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA
Consulting Editors
Charlotte Y. Alverson University of Oregon, USA
Selete Avoke U.S. Department of Education, USA
Robert Baer Kent State University, USA
Audrey Bartholomew University of New England, Australia
Wendi Beamish Griffith University, Australia
Rhonda Black University of Hawaii, Manoa, USA
Erik Carter Vanderbilt University, USA
Lana Collet-Klingenberg University of Wisconsin–Whitewater, USA
Jennifer Cullen Ball State University, USA
Sharon deFur College of William and Mary, USA
Lymon L. Dukes, III University of South Florida - St. Petersburg
Laura Eisenman University of Delaware, USA
Sharon Field Wayne State University, USA
Chauncey Goff The University of Oklahoma, USA
Gary Greene California State University, Long Beach, USA
Meg Grigal University of Massachusetts Boston, USA
Teresa Grossi Indiana University, USA
Michael Harvey Pennsylvania State University, USA
Tyler Hicks University of Kansas, USA
Margo Izzo Ohio State University, USA
Alison R. Jones University of North Carolina, Wilmington, USA
Song Ju University of Cincinnati, USA
Arun Karpur Autism Speaks
Ryan O. Kellems Brigham Young University, USA
Kyeong-Hwa Kim Konkuk University, South Korea
Jennifer Kowitt University of Saint Joseph, USA
Adam R. Lalor Landmark College
Leena Jo Landmark Sam Houston State University, USA
Lauren Lindstrom University of Oregon, USA
Allison Lombardi University of Connecticut, USA
Joseph Madaus University of Connecticut, USA
James Martin University of Oklahoma, USA
Zach McCall University of Missouri, Kansas City, USA
Amber McConnell University of Oklahoma, USA
Craig Michaels Queens College, City University of New York, USA
Mary E. Morningstar University of Kansas, USA
Jason M. Naranjo University of Washington Bothell, USA
Lynn A. Newman SRI International, USA
Cindi Nixon Francis Marion University, USA
Sue O'Neill The University of New South Wales, UK
David Parker Childrens' Resource Group
Lori Y. Peterson University of Northern Colorado, USA
Yen K. Pham University of New Mexico, USA
Anthony J. Plotner University of South Carolina, USA
Karen Rabren Auburn University, USA
Jane Razeghi George Mason University, Australia
Sharon Richter Coastal Carolina University, USA
Dawn A. Rowe East Tennessee State University, USA
John Schaefer Cleveland State University, USA
Janice Seabrooks-Blackmore University of North Texas, USA
Karrie Shogren University of Kansas, USA
Thomas Simmons University of Louisville, USA
Keith Storey Juvo Autism and Behavioral Health Services, USA
Ronald Tamura Southern Connecticut State University, USA
Colleen Thoma Virginia Commonwealth University, USA
Audrey A. Trainor New York University, USA
Donna Wandry West Chester University of Pennsylvania, USA
Gwen Williams West Texas A&M University, USA
Jane Williams Arizona State University, USA
Dan Dalun Zhang Texas A&M University, USA
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    Erik W. Carter, Co-Editor, CDTEI
    Department of Special Education, Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, TN 37203

    Valerie L. Mazzotti, Co-Editor, CDTEI
    Department of Special Education and Child Development, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
    9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

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