Progress of Teens with Disabilities Toward Careers: Project Inputs Leading Students to Critical Junctures

This model is a flowchart listing the following critical junctures: graduation from high school, graduation from 2-year college in STEM field, graduation from 4-year college in STEM field, graduation from graduate school in STEM, STEM career position. Then it lists transition steps between these junctures and project inputs than can help individuals move from one juncture to another. Project inputs are peer, near-peer, mentor, and family support; identification and utilization of resources; technology access; activities to develop STEM interests; activities to develop self-determination; academic accommodations, including in STEM; academic support, including in STEM; college preparation activities, preparation for graduate school, career preparation and work-based learning activities, paid internships in STEM; research experiences in STEM, and employment accommodations. Copyright 2008, 2006 Sheryl Burgstahler

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