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ERIC Number: ED390218
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Dec
Pages: 119
Abstractor: N/A
A Workbook for: Transition from School to the Adult World. A Module for Transitioning from School to the Adult World.
Milner, Eileen R.
This workbook pulls together materials intended to help train individuals who are deaf-blind or have other severe disabilities with the transition from school to the adult world. Topics covered in the main body are: legislation concerned with transition services; appropriate procedures and getting started; transition planning process; questions to guide transition planning meetings, concerning employment, postsecondary education, community living, recreation/leisure, friends/social relationships, income support, student/family support issues, transportation, and medical/health issues; ways to tell if the planning meeting went well; implementation of the plan; work options and experiences for students; activities for staff including specific responsibilities for teachers, vocational staff, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and speech therapists; development of work experience sites; possible sites and possible tasks; job assessment performance areas; and Department of Labor regulations. The main body concludes with a summarizing list of 10 steps for successful transition. A pretest/posttest precedes and follows the manual. Appendices include: a parent inventory form; sample transition plan forms; a parental notification form; a meeting checklist; a non-binding statement of understanding between schools and participating agencies; information from the Social Security Administration regarding work incentives; and information on reauthorization of the Rehabilitation Act. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: Part of Appendix B to "Services for Children with Deaf-Blindness. Final Report," see EC 304 478.