This webinar provides examples of how two states have focused on quality implementation of the IEP for transition goal implementation. The State Directors of Special Education in Iowa (Barbara Guy) and Rhode Island (David Sienko) share how they have wrestled with examining the quality of transition services in IEPs. Presenters share lessons learned, data, and suggestions for implementation.
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Dana Lattin of the Transition Coalition and NTACT provides a guided tour of the online resources on the Transition Coalition and NTACT websites. Use these to enhance transition programs or provide instructional or assessment activities with students.
Dr. Catherine Fowler & Dr. Susan Palmer provide an overview of teaching self-determination and academic skills across various academic domains. They share an overview of the SDLMI, available resources, and suggestions for embedding this research-based practice into classrooms.
Dr. Hank Bohannon discusses School-wide Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports (SW-PBIS, a multi-tiered system of support for behavior) as an effective practice for all ages and its unique challenges at the high school level. Dr. Bohannon shares strategies & structures that facilitate effective SW-PBIS at the high school level.
Dr. Mary Morningstar discusses the importance of work-based learning for youth with disabilities to promote employment post school outcomes. Ensuring employment programs adhere to the requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act Training Agreement (1992) is an important aspect of positive work-based learning programs. Become familiar with the four components of the FLSA and requirements for work-based learning experiences.
Dr. Mary Morningstar, Director of the Transition Coalition & Associate Professor at the University of Kansas, Department of Special Education and Dr. Allison Lombardi, Assistant Professor at the University of Connecticut present this webinar. It focuses on six primary areas that should be addressed when preparing students with disabilities for college and careers.
Dr. Reece Peterson, professor at University of Nebraska-Lincoln presents an Ask the Experts webinar entitled Strategies for Building Student Engagement-Reducing Dropout and Disciplinary Exclusion. Dr. Peterson provides 40+ strategies schools can use to reduce student dropout and decrease the use of exclusionary discipline consequences.
Ellen Condon, Transition Projects Director at the University of Montana’s Rural Institute on Disabilities discusses work experiences for youth with disabilities including identification of and planning for student’s individualized support needs to increase independence at work sites. Creating opportunities for work experience in rural areas is also addressed.
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