Rachel Tokarski, Jeryl Benson, Ashlyn Geubtner; A Qualitative Study of the Transition From an Educational Setting to Adulthood for Youth With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Am J Occup Ther 2020;74(4_Supplement_1):7411515376. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2020.74S1-PO3203
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Date Presented 03/26/20
This phenomenological study sought to understand the perspectives of adolescents ages 16 to 21 with IDD who are transitioning out of an educational setting, as well as the perspectives of their parents. Results indicate that parents of adolescents with IDD do not feel adequately supported by the transition team. Themes related to team interaction, emotions, and communication will be discussed. Implications for the role of OT in successful transition will be shared.
Primary Author and Speaker: Rachel Tokarski
Additional Authors and Speakers: Jeryl Benson
Contributing Authors: Ashlyn Geubtner
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