The following resources on topics related to this Impact issue may be of interest to readers:
On a Collision Course? Standards, Discipline and Students with Disabilities. Policy Research Brief 8(4), (1996). By M. Sinclair, M. Thurlow, S. Christenson, & D. Evelo. A review of educational reforms emphasizing the need for higher academic standards for all students and zero tolerance policies, the ways in which these reforms may challenge youth at high risk for school failure, and strategies for policy implementation that can help high risk students remain in school and meet these higher standards. Available from the Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 612/624-4512 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Characteristics, Experiences, and Outcomes of Youth with Emotional Disturbances: NLTS2 Data Brief (2004). By M. Wagner and R. Cameto. This NLTS2 Data Brief takes a fresh look at selected characteristics of youth with emotional disturbances and their households that distinguish them from other youth with disabilities and/or from youth in the general population. It also describes aspects of their school histories, indicators of their academic performance and social adjustment at school, and activities outside of school. Available from the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition, Institute on Community Integration, at http://www.ncset.org/publications/viewdesc.asp?id=1687.
Pacer Center (www.pacer.org, 952/838-9000). PACER Center works to enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families, based on the concept of parents helping parents. Their Web site has practical resources on parenting children with emotional/behavioral disorders.
Retrieved from the Web site of the Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota (http://ici.umn.edu). Citation: Gaylord, V., Quinn, M., McComas, J., & Lehr, C. (Eds.). (2005). Impact: Feature Issue on Fostering Success in School and Beyond for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders 18(2). Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration. Available at http://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/182/default.html.