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Bibliographies - Transition

Books

Foster, Susan B & Walter, Gerard F (Eds)
Deaf students in post secondary education
Routledge, 1992
ISBN: 0415071283

Green, Chris & Nickerson, Warren
Rise of the communicator: a perspective on post-16 education and training for deaf people
Moonshine Books, 1992
ISBN: 0951749005

Grimes, Marian
Moving through: stages of the educational journey for deaf children and young people in North Ayrshire: a parent/carer guide
Scottish Sensory Centre, 2005
ISBN: 0954603613
A guide for parents on the various stages their deaf child will encounter during their time at school and directly after. Based on the experience at North Ayrshire but may be generally applicable in Scotland.
http://www.ssc.education.ed.ac.uk/resources/deaf/moving.html

Hunter, Jana Novotny
Read my lips
Walker, 2002
ISBN: 0744590531
Teen fiction about a deaf girl attending a residential school. Features issues about communication choices and transition from school into the 'hearing world".

National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
Starting secondary school: a guide for parents
NDCS, 2008
This booklet provides some ideas about how parents can help their child prepare for the move to secondary school.

RADAR
Doing work differently: getting a job and keeping it while managing impairment
RADAR, 2007
A booklet of advice for people who have disabilities and are looking for work.
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Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Deaf students in further education: education guidelines project
RNID, 2001
ISBN: 0900634898
Guidelines for teachers of the deaf and learning support assistants on working with deaf children in the classroom. Series: Education guidelines project

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CD-ROMs

Royal National Institute for Deaf People (RNID)
Deaf students at college
RNID, 2005
ISBN: 1904296157
Developed for professionals working with deaf students in college settings. It will be of interest to staff working with deaf learners for the first time and will also be a useful resource for school-based staff involved with transition planning. An update to "Deaf students in further education" (PDFs on CD-ROM) Series: Education guidelines project. 

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Articles

Brown, P Margaret; Bakar, Zaharah Abu; Rickards, Field W; Griffin, P
Family functioning, early intervention support, and spoken language and placement outcomes for children with profound hearing loss
Deafness and Education International 2006, Vol 8 (4), p207-226
Looks at how the family copes with having a deaf child and how they see the transition from early years support into primary education. Looks at language outcomes and placement decisions.

Jambor, Edina & Elliott, Marta
Self-esteem and coping strategies among deaf students
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Winter 2005, Vol 10 (1), p63-81
Looks at factors which contribute to good self esteem in deaf students at California State University.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Lukomski, Jennifer
Deaf college students' perceptions of their socio-emotional adjustment
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Fall 2007, Vol 12 (4), p486-494
Comparison of deaf and hearing students' self-assessment of their social and emotional wellbeing during transition from school to college.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Marschark, Marc ... [et al]
Access to postsecondary education through sign language interpreting
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Winter 2005 , Vol 10 (1), p38-50
Reviews previous literature and describes a study looking at the effectiveness of sign language interpreting in tertiary education.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

O'Neill, Rachel ... [et al]
Deaf students and their support in further education in the United Kingdom: Results from the National Association for Tertiary Education for Deaf People (NATED) Survey 2000
Deafness and Education International 2002, Vol 4 (2), p99-114
Presents the findings of a national study on the transition of young deaf people from school to adult life.

Polat, Filiz; Kalambouka, Afroditi; Boyle, Bill
After secondary school, what?  The transition of deaf young people from school to independent living
Deafness and Education International 2004, Vol 6 (1), p1-19
Presents the findings of a national study on the transition of young deaf people from school to adult life.

Punch, Renée; Creed, Peter A; Hyde, Merv B
Career barriers perceived by hard-of-hearing adolescents: implications for practice from a mixed-methods study
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Spring 2006, Vol 11 (2), p224-237
Looks at the perception of deaf students in mainstream schools of their career prospects and barriers to gaining employment.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

Richardson, John T E; Barnes, Lynne; Fleming, Joan
Approaches to studying and perceptions of academic quality in deaf and hearing students in higher education
Deafness and Education International 2004, Vol 6 (2), p100-122
Compares the experiences and perceptions of hearing and deaf students in higher education.

Richardson, John T E; Long, Gary L; Woodley, Alan
Students with an undisclosed hearing loss: a challenge for academic access, progress and success?
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Fall 2004, Vol 9 (4), p427-441
Looks at the problem of hidden disabilities in further and higher education and examines the implications of disability discrimination legislation in the UK and US.
http://jdsde.oxfordjournals.org/

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Websites

Stalker, Kirsten
Young disabled people moving into adulthood in Scotland (Foundations N42)
Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 2002
A review of the transition planning and support of young disabled people in Scotland. Follows on from a report by Jenny Morris (Ref 512) on the situation in England, report is included/linked.
http://www.jrf.org.uk/knowledge/findings/foundations/n42.asp