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Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D., FAAIDD

Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D., FAAIDD Biography:

Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D. is Professor of Special Education; Director, Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities; and Senior Scientist, Beach Center on Disability, all at the University of Kansas. He has published more than 25 books and 250 scholarly articles and book chapters on topics related to self-determination, special education, intellectual disability, and eugenics. He is s co-author of the widely used textbook Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, published by Merrill/Prentice Hall, now in its 7th Edition. His most recent book, co-authored with J. David Smith, is Good Blood, Bad Blood: Science, Nature, and the Myth of the Kallikaks, published by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD). Dr. Wehmeyer is Past-President (2010-2011) of the Board of Directors for and a Fellow of AAIDD; a past president of the Council for Exceptional Children's Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT); a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Division (Div. 33); a Fellow of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD); and former Editor-in-Chief of the journal Remedial and Special Education. He is a co-author of the AAIDD Supports Intensity Scale, and the 2010 AAIDD Intellectual Disability Terminology, Classification, and Systems of Supports Manual.


Michael L. Wehmeyer, Ph.D., FAAIDD's Books

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  • Essentials of Transition Planning

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-098-4

    Description

    An invaluable one-stop guide to well-crafted transition plans, this book is a must for anyone supporting young people with disabilities as they cross the bridge to adulthood. Includes ready-to-use checklists and tools and practical, research-based guidance.

    Paperback $32.95 Qty:
  • Transition Planning for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Youth

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-159-2

    Description

    This quick-guide helps educators and transition specialists ease the complex transition to adulthood for culturally and linguistically diverse youth with a range of disabilities. Includes photocopiable forms, practical tips and strategies, and helpful case studies.

    Paperback $29.95 Qty:
  • Evidence-Based Instructional Strategies for Transition

    ISBN: 978-1-59857-192-9

    Description

    Meet the critical requirements of IDEA's Indicator 13 and prepare students with significant disabilities for a smooth transition to adulthood. This how-to guide is packed with practical strategies, tools, checklists, and lesson plans for teaching key skills.

    Paperback $29.95 Qty:
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