ESSENTIAL TOOLS —
In Their Own Words
Employer Perspectives on Youth with
Disabilities in the Workplace
Edited by: Richard Luecking, TransCen, Inc.
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This document was published September 2004 by the National
Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET). NCSET is supported
through a cooperative agreement #H326J000005 with the U.S. Department
of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. Opinions expressed
herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the
U.S. Department of Education Programs, and no official endorsement
should be inferred. The University of Minnesota, the U.S. Department
of Education, and the National Center on Secondary Education and
Transition are equal opportunity employers and educators.
Thanks to my colleagues at TransCen, Inc. who helped collect the
essays and provided helpful editorial assistance: Dr. Kelli Crane,
Dr. Marianne Mooney, Meredith Gramlich, Sara Murphy and Amy Dwyre.
A special thanks to those people who helped find the perspectives
of representative employers, including: Dr. Margo Izzo of Ohio State
University, Dr. Sheryl Burgstahler of the University of Washington,
Donna Mundy of the Mundy Group and Florida High School/High Tech,
and Mark Donovan of the Marriott Foundation for People with Disabilities.
Thanks also to Joan Wills of the Institute on Educational Leadership
for advice on organizing
— Richard Luecking, Editor
598K, 40 pages
Citation: Luecking, R., Ed. (2004). Essential tools:
In their own words: Employer perspectives on youth with disabilities
in the workplace. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota,
Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary
Education and Transition.
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