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RASEM Squared: Assisting Students in their Transition to the STEM Workforce

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Title:RASEM Squared: Assisting Students in their Transition to the STEM Workforce
Authors:Misquez, Ed
Stile, Steve
McCarthy, William C.
Keywords:transition
STEM
careers
Date Issued:2006
Publisher:University of Hawaii at Manoa -- Center on Disability Studies
Citation:Misquez, E., Stile, S. & McCarthy, W. C. (2006). RASEM Squared: Assisting Students in their Transition to the STEM Workforce. Review of Disability Studies: An International Journal, 2(2).
Series:vol. 2, no. 2
Abstract:RASEM Squared works to increase the number of people with disabilities pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. To accomplish this goal, it provides funding directly to students to support their college education and to educators who accommodate students with disabilities in their STEM curricula. This paper describes several projects that illustrate RASEM Squared’s activities, and identifies six major issues that have arisen in its work. These issues involve student self-disclosure, transition from supports under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) to those under the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), training of special education and science education teachers, use of assistive technology (AT) devices, compatibility of software and hardware, and links between services.
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/58253
ISSN:1552-9215
Appears in Collections: RDS Volume 2, No. 2


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