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- DescriptionThis book presents a realistic picture of the positive and negative aspects of the transition to higher education as experienced by students with disabilities. It combines findings from special education studies, personal stories from individuals with disabilities, and practical tips to help those facing the challenges.
- Author BiographyDr. Pavan John Antony has over ten years of work experience in the field of special education and is currently an Assistant Professor in Special Education at Adelphi University, New York. Prior to this, he was actively involved in working with adults with disabilities transitioning from high school, working with them in the community and in their group homes. Since Spring 2013, he has been studying the experiences of individuals with Cerebral Palsy who attended college. He also worked with children and adults with disabilities in South India for over five years. Dr. Antony has published several articles, regularly presents at national and international conferences and also serves as a reviewer for four peer reviewed journals. Dr. Stephen Shore is Assistant Professor in Special Education at Adelphi University, New York, where his research focuses on matching best practice to the needs of people with autism, as well as promoting successful transition to adulthood for this population. Diagnosed with atypical development and strong autistic tendencies and nonverbal until age four, Dr. Shore now presents and consults internationally on issues pertinent to individuals on the autism spectrum. He is President Emeritus of the Asperger's Association of New England and serves on the boards of the Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Association and the Autism Services Association.
- PublisherJessica Kingsley Publishers
- Date of Publication21/08/2015
- GenreAdult & Further Education
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintJessica Kingsley Publishers
- Width156 mm
- Height234 mm
- Edited byPavan John Antony,Stephen M. Shore
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