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Transition

IDEA’s Definition of Transition Serviceces
IDEA 2004
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
    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 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.