The National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) has created a comprehensive Transition Fair Toolkit. This step by step guide explains the importance as well as the key components of a successful transition fair.
Download this great handbook on preparing students with disabilities for post-secondary education and training developed by the Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction. This guide will help to identify students’ strengths and preferences as well as the supports and resources needed to be successful at the post-secondary level. Early planning is the key to success.
This manual is based on the development and operation of one community-based transition program in Lawrence, KS called Community Transitions (C-Tran). The teachers of C-Tran reveal their insights and share many of their resources, programming, and curricula to help others develop community-based transition programs.
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The Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass-Boston has issued a brief discussing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014. This law will have an impact on transition planning for youth with disabilities as well as employment opportunities for people with disabilities.
This survey was originally created by a local transition council and it was updated in 2014 by Lisa Fournier in Massachusetts. The purpose is to assist in identifying parents/family members preferences and thoughts for their son/daughter for life after high school.
This helpful brochure was created to assist families in understanding upcoming changes in their child’s legal status and prepare accordingly through transition planning. Revised in 2015. Now available in English and Spanish!
The Tips for Transition contains 134 Transition Tips submitted from all over the country by practitioners. The purpose of the Tips was to identify grassroots transition practices being used by practitioners. Tips are categorized into 8 transition domains. Search our Tips database!
This is an assessment tool that has been used extensively with adolescents with ED and those with high-risk behaviors(Bullis & Davis, 1999). EJAM was designed to assist in determining an employment placement and the support and accommodations that might be needed.
A workbook to help students, their families, and professionals to plan for life after high school. This workbook uses a person-centered approach to identify student strengths and facilitates a problem-solving approach to develop a plan of action and a vision for the future.
Laws don’t make things happen, people do. This booklet includes information about the various roles in transition. Descriptions of several specific roles as well as suggestions for how different members of transition teams may participate in the transition process are provided.
Special Ed Connection (LRP publications) keeps special educators abreast of the latest practices from across the country. Recently, 2 articles have been published focusing on transition and reference some of the work of the Transition Coalition: applying tiered intervention model to transition and using 6 constructions as a blueprint for transition planning.