ERIC Number: ED377605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May-20
Goodbyes and Hellos: Effective Strategies for Bridging Early Services. Project APPLES. Bridging Early Services Transition Project.
Rosenkoetter, Sharon; Shotts, Cynthia
This packet of information items presents a variety of resources for the effective transition of young children with disabilities from one program or service to another. Typical items include: challenges and truths of transition; six key points of transition; regulations from relevant federal laws; a flowchart of interagency transition planning; a transition planning self-assessment tool; guidelines for developing an interagency transition agreement; a sample interagency cooperative agreement; a form to assist transition planning; a form to indicate parties responsible for specific transition activities; planned conversations with parents about transition; a checklist for parent visits to classrooms; tips for parents preparing their child for a new program; the role of transition coordinators and potential transition team members; guidelines for supporting the child's transition within the sending program; guidelines for supporting the child's transition within the receiving program; a listing of skills which ease preschool entry; nonacademic skills important for transition to kindergarten; an individual transition planning form; elements of a good report; evaluation issues; a transition satisfaction scale for parents; and ideas on transition from around the country. (Contains 74 references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Associated Colleges of Central Kansas, McPherson.