[[abstract]]The purpose of this research was to explore the current conditions and the related causes of employment transition services in special classes of senior vocational high schools in the Mid-South of Taiwan. All of the opinions will be as the references in making transition services plans in the future.The main spindle of this research is by questionnaires with a self-designed survey named ”A Survey of the Employment Transition Services in Special Classes of Senior Vocational High Schools.”The data were analyzed through statistical analysis. The results are summarized in the following: 1. The current conditions of the employment transition services offered for the students with disabilities students in special classes of vocational schools were not bad.The most well-done service was“curriculum arrangement”,the second was“vocational the third was “individual transition plans”. 2. The related causes of the employment transition services contain five dimensions: a.personal aspect:the most important factor was students’“work attitude”,the second was “adjustment of work”,and the third was “ daily-life arrangement abilities”. b.Family aspect:the three most significant factors were “parents’attitude for raising children”,”parents’ involvement”,and "parents’anticipation for children”. c.Community aspect:”the opportunities of community vocational practice”,”the needs of labor market”as well as“resources of the communities” were the most significant factors. d.Schoool aspect: the three most important school factors were“the relationship with manufacturers”, ”the degree of communication with students’parents”,and”the hire of employment counselors”. e.Employer aspect: ”the employers’attitude” ,”the cognition for disabilities of the employers” and “the employers’training students”were most significant factors. 3. The employment transition sevices offered by diffirent areas and schools with different amounts of students’disabilities were not found to be significant. 4. The related factors chosen by different areas and schools with different amounts of students’disabilities were not found to be different, except“collaboration with the related institutions ” was the most important school factor in city areas;in subured areas,“the relationship with manufacturers”was the most significant factor.
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