Factors affecting the successful employment of transition-age youths with visual impairments

The following variables were found to be associated with employment for transition-age youths with visual impairments who are served by vocational rehabilitation agencies: work experience, academic competence, self-determination, use of assistive technology, and locus of control. Self-esteem and involvement with the counselor were not associated with employment in this study.

Author: 
McDonnall, M.C. & Crudden, A.
Year: 
2009
Source: 
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness
Type: 
Related Research
Grade Level: 
middle school
secondary
IDEA Disability Category: 
visual impairment