WHAT ARE TRANSITION SERVICES?
Transition services as defined by P.L. 101-476:
A coordinated set of activities designed within an outcome oriented process that promotes movement form school to post-school activities including:
The coordinated set of activities must be based on the individual student's needs, taking into account the student's preferences, including:
WHY IS TRANSITION NEEDED?
(Halloran and Simon, 1995)
TRANSITION CAN HELP BY:
WHAT WILL TRANSITION DO?
Prepare students with disabilities for the world of work by providing the following services:
Prepare students for adult living:
HOW DO WE GET THERE?
| Video: Helping Young Adults with Disabilities Reach Their Hopes and Dreams|
Video Closed Captioned: Helping Young Adults with Disabilities Reach Their
Hopes & Dreams
Developed by the Family to Family Health Information and Education Center, and posted by Wayne Regional Educational Service Agency on the MI Streamnet website, this video focuses on transition to adulthood and includes Individualized Education Programs, Educational Development Plans, Person Centered Plans, Transition Plans of Care, Housing, Education, Employment, Health Care and Recreation. The video has a main section, about 46 minutes in length, in addition to 75 minutes in additional features. MI Streamnet, a REMC Association of Michigan project, is a portal to live and on-demand professional development and legislative videos for Michigan educators and other interested parties. MI Streamnet uses the Internet and Apple's Quicktime to deliver these video events to the user's computer, free of charge.