The Transition Competence Battery was used to study employment and independent living skill preparation of 38 of Deaf and Hard of Hearing (D/HH) students from four public high school programs. Participants demonstrated substantial needs in performing standard computations, in recognizing common terminology and across several independent living competencies. Repeated measures ANOVA showed significant improvements in two subtest scores for employment subtests with none for independent living. Poor overall competency levels suggest that vocational rehabilitation counselors should expect some skill and training needs. This assessment may assist in identifying needs that impact career success.
Luft, P. (2019). Employment and Independent Living Skills of Public School High School Deaf Students: Analyses of the Transition Competence Battery Response Patterns. JADARA, 45(3). Retrieved from https://nsuworks.nova.edu/jadara/vol45/iss3/3