Career & Transition Services
The IDEA 2004 defines transition services as follows: A coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability that-
- Is designed to be within a results-oriented 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 post-secondary education, vocational education, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation;
- Is based upon the individual child’s needs, taking into account the child’s strengths, preferences and interests.
- 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. [Part A, Section 602(34)].
- Basically, these services help students prepare for goals after graduation, including:
- Post-secondary education
- Vocational training
- Independent employment
- Supported employment
- Continuing and adult education
- Adult services
- Independent living
- Community participation
- Transition services are based on student’s needs, preferences, and interests and include:
- Related services
- Community experiences
- Employment and adult living objectives
- Daily living skills
- Functional vocational evaluation when appropriate
Office Hours: Mondays 9-9:45 am, Tuesday-Friday by request
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