ERIC Number: ED441324
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-May
Reference Count: N/A
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 Transition Requirements: A Guide for States, Districts, Schools, Universities and Families.
Storms, Jane; O'Leary, Ed; Williams, Jane
This monograph is intended to provide technical assistance for the implementation of the transition requirements of Public Law 105-17, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 1997. Following an introduction, individual sections present: (1) a description of the importance and intent of transition requirements for youth as they prepare to enter the adult world; (2) a recommended process for developing Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) that include the transition requirements; (3) a checklist of the transition requirements; (4) commonly asked questions and answers (concerning IEP content, transition participants, parent participation, agency responsibilities, and graduation); and (6) a summary of monitoring findings and studies related to implementation of the transition requirements. Appendices include a sample IEP and samples of student, parent and agency invitations, follow-up letters, and transfer of rights documents. Also appended are the IDEA '97 transition related amendments and final regulations. (Contains 170 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Guidelines, Individualized Transition Plans, Secondary Education, Standards, Transitional Programs
Publications Office, Institute on Community Integration, University of Minnesota, 109 Pattee Hall, 150 Pillsbury Dr. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455. Tel: 612-624-4512. National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials, Oklahoma State University, 816 W. 6th St., Stillwater, OK 74078. Tel: 800-223-5219 (Toll Free); e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. For full text: http://www.interact.uoregon.edu/wrrc/wrrc.html.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Transition Network, Minneapolis, MN.; Western Regional Resource Center, Eugene, OR.; Utah State Univ., Logan. Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997