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 Transition Compliance


Transition Technical Assistance 2019-2020​

 

Sec. 300.43 Transition services

Transition services (a) A coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability

that: 

1. 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;

 2. Is based on the individual child's needs, taking into account the child's strengths,

preferences and interests; and includes instruction; related services; community

experiences; the development of employment and other post-school adult living

objectives; and if appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills and functional vocational

evaluation.

(b)Transition services for children with disabilities may be special education, if

provided as specially designed instruction, or a related service, if required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education. [34 C.F.R. § 300 .43]

Transition services (160-4-7-.06) begin no later than entry into ninth grade or by age 16,

whichever comes first, or younger if determined appropriate by the IEP Team and updated annually, the IEP must include:

(a) Appropriate measurable postsecondary goals based upon age appropriate transition

assessments related to training, education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living skills; and

(b) The transition services (including courses of study) needed to assist the student in reaching those goals. [See 34 C.F.R. § 300.320(b)(1) – (2)]

Webinars

Videos/Modules

Guidance for Writing Compliant Transition Plans Modules 

Module 1 - Collaboration for Transition Planning

Collaboration for Transition Planning PowerPoint Presentation

Module 2 - Assessments and Course of Study for Transition Planning

Assessments and Course of Study for Transition Planning PowerPoint Presentation

Module 3 - Team Members for Transition Planning

Team Members for Transition Planning PowerPoint Presentation

Module 4 - Postsecondary Goals for Transition Planning

Postsecondary Goals for Transition Planning PowerPoint Presentation

Module 5 - Annual Transition Goals and Services and Activities for Transition Planning

Annual Transition Goals and Services and Activities for Transition Planning PowerPoint Presentation

Resources

 

 General Information

 
Wina Low
Program Manager, Senior

Laurie Ponsell​
Program Specialist, Transition Compliance
Phone: (470) 303-0516

Elise James
Programs Specialist, Transition Outcomes, 
Self-Determination Initiatives
Phone: (404) 657-0309
Cell: (404) 326-0421
FAX: (404) 651-6457​​​​​