Chapter Seven: A National Picture of the Self-Reported Perceptions and Expectations of Youth With Disabilities
This report has drawn on nationally representative data from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2) to fill a gap in information about how youth with disabilities in the 15- through 19-year-old age group who can report their own views describe
- the kind of people they are—their feelings about themselves and their lives, and their skills and competencies;
- their secondary school experiences;
- their personal relationships; and
- their expectations for the future.
Major findings from these analyses are summarized below.