The primary sources for Disability Information
ADA prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. The site also includes:
ADA Information Line
The U.S. Department of Justice provides information about the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) through a toll-free ADA Information Line.
- 800 - 514 - 0301 (voice)
- 800 - 514 - 0383 (TTY)
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IDEA’s Definition of Transition Serviceces
Transition services means a coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability that is:
- Designed to be within a results-oriented process, that is focused on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child with a disability to facilitate the child’s movement from school to post-school activities, including postsecondary education, vocational education, integrated employment (including supported employment, continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation.
- Is based on the individual child’s needs, taking into account the child’s strengths, preferences, and interests.
- What Is Transition Planning?
Disability.gov is the federal government website for comprehensive information about disability-related programs, services, policies, laws and regulations. The site links to thousands of resources from many different federal government agencies, as well as state and local governments and nonprofit organizations across the country.
- Transition to Adulthood
Center for Parent Information and Resources
The Center serves as a main resource of information and products to the community of Parent Training Information (PTI) Centers and the Community Parent Resource Centers (CPRCs)
- Transition Service Planning
Ohio Disability Rights Law and Policy Center, Inc.
Includes Information from other organizations, Transition to college, Transition to work, and Transition and health care considerations and following Topics:
- Transition to Adulthood
Brain Injury Hub
This section talks about the steps towards adulthood, including education, relationships, sexuality, drugs and alcohol.
- Transition Information Network
Provides information about the transition process that is useful to disabled young people, parents/carers and professionals.