Credits and References


Transition Assessment: The BIG Picture

Reference this module as:

Noonan, P., Morningstar, M.E., and Clark, G. (2009). Transition assessment: The big picture. [Online Training Module]. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas, Department of Special Education. Retrieved from:


Content Guidance: Paula Kohler, Ph.D.
Graphic Design: Rick Murphy; Robin Harnden, The Write Design
Illustrations: Cameron Haddad
All contents Copyright 2009 by the Transition Coalition


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