PISA Goal Setting Predictor

This Predictor will have Characteristics soon.

• Students with disabilities' participation in Individualized Education Program (IEP) prevocational and vocational goal-setting were more likely to be engaged in post-school employment (Carter, Austin & Trainor, 2012).

• Students with disabilities who had a post-school goal focused on attending a postsecondary college or university were more likely to be engaged in post-school education (Chiang, Cheung, Hickson, Ziang & Tsai, 2012).



Carter, E.W. Austin, D., Trainor, A.A. (2012). Predictors of postschool employment outcomes for young adults with severe disabilities. Journal of Disability Policy, 23, 50-63. doi: 10.1177/1044207311414680

Chiang, H.M., Cheung, Y.K., Hickson, L., & Tsai, L.Y. (2012). Predictive factors of participation in postsecondary education for high school leavers with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 42, 685-696. doi: 10.1007/s10803-011-1297-7