Factors Affecting the Successful Employment of Transition-Age Youths with Visual Impairments

  • McDonnall M
  • Crudden A
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The following variables were found to be associated with employment for transition-age youths with visual impairments who are served by vocational rehabilitation agencies: work experience, academic competence, self-determination, use of assistive technology, and locus of control. Self-esteem and involvement withthe counselor were not associated with employment in this study.

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  • AUTONOMY (Psychology)
  • LOCUS of control
  • SELF-help devices for people with disabilities
  • VISION disorders
  • VOCATIONAL rehabilitation
  • YOUTH -- Employment

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  • PMID: 43196610
  • SCOPUS: 2-s2.0-67650792744
  • SGR: 67650792744
  • ISBN: 0145482X
  • PUI: 354955925
  • ISSN: 0145482X


  • M C McDonnall

  • A Crudden

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