Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals (CDTEI)

Career Development for Exceptional Individuals

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Published: 3 times/year
ISSN: 21651434 (print)
ISSN: 21651442 (electronic)


Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals specializes in the fields of secondary education, transition, and career development of persons with documented disabilities and special needs. Articles cover a broad range of topics focusing on the life roles of individuals as students, workers, consumers, family members, and citizens.

Transition in Practice manuscripts cover topics and issues related to secondary transition professional practice such as (a) research-based programs and interventions; (b) strategies focusing on cultural responsiveness; (c) strategies for reforming transition service delivery, curricula, and professional roles; (d) ways to foster and/or improve the practitioners’ professional development; and (e) information pertaining to state and federal legislation, rules, and regulations with implications for transition practice. The target audience consists of special and general education teachers, related services specialists, administrators, paraprofessionals, community partners, and other practitioners who work with youth with disabilities during the transition years.

In Other Sources provides brief summaries of transition-related papers that have been published in other sources.

CDTEI Includes

  • original qualitative research
  • scholarly reviews
  • program descriptions and evaluations

Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals is the official journal of the Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) of the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC).