Credits and References


Cultural Diversity РCredits and References

Reference this module as:

Kalyanpur, M. (2004). Secondary transition and cultural diversity [Online Training Module]. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Special Education. Retrieved from:

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  • Hasnain, R., Sotnik, P, & Ghiloni, C. (2003). Person-centered planning: A gateway for improving vocational rehabilitation services for culturally diverse individuals with disabilities. Journal of Rehabilitation, 69(3), 10-17.
  • Kalyanpur, M & Gowramma, I.P. (2007). Cultural barriers to South Indian families access to services and educational goals for their children with disabilities. The Journal of the International Association of Special Education,8(1),69-82.
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