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What is Transition?

According to the law, called IDEA 2004, transition services means "a coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability that--

(A) is designed to be 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 postschool activities, including post-secondary education, vocational education, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation;

(B) is based on the individual child’s needs, taking into account the child's strengths, preferences, and interests, and

(C) includes instruction, related services, community experiences, the development of employment and other postschool adult living objectives, and, when appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills and functional vocational evaluation.

Below is a list of what should happen during transition. The services vary depending on the age of the student. Services for each age range starts on or before the student's birthday, or younger as determined appropriate by the Transition IEP team.

Click the answer button after each age range below for a pop-up answer.

bullet Age 14-15
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bullet Age 16
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bullet Age 17
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bullet Age 18
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bullet Age 19-21
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Question:  What is transition?

According to the law, transition services means be a results-oriented process. It is focused on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child with a disability to facilitate the child's movement from school to postschool activities.

This includes post-secondary education, vocational education, integrated employment including supported employment, continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation.

Activities are based on individual child's needs, taking into account the child's strengths, preferences and interests.

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