This book addresses in detail a range of issues in connection with preparing individuals with disabilities or other special
needs for gaining employment and planning a career path beyond school. It presents strategies for personnel preparation, parent
education, effective programs for career development and transitions, policies and policy research, and useful tools for assessment
and intervention. The clear explanations of essential theories, research findings, policies, and practices for career development
ensure that readers gain a deeper understanding of all the issues involved. Most importantly, they will learn several strategies
that can be used to prepare students for employment within global and Asia-Pacific regional contexts.