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ERIC Number: ED533414
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011
Pages: 15
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Transition Planning
Statfeld, Jenna L.
Education Law Center
Post-school transition is the movement of a child with disabilities from school to activities that occur after the completion of school. This paper provides information about: (1) post-school transition; (2) transition plan; (3) transition services; (4) transition planning; (5) vocational rehabilitation services; (6) services that are available for post-school transition in addition to vocational rehabilitation services; (7) what parents can do if they are not satisfied with the services and support provided by DVRS (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services), DDD (Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services) and/or CBVI (Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired); (8) what parents can do to help their child prepare for transition; (9) how parents can make sure that a transition plan is included in their child's IEP (Individualized Education Program); (10) frequency of transition plan update; (11) what parents can do if they are not satisfied with the school district's provision of transition planning and services; and (12) additional resources for transition planning. [This paper was written with assistance from Elizabeth Athos, Ruth Deale Lowenkron, Sarah Logan and Joanne Winters. Funding for this paper was provided by Skadden Arps.]
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Education Law Center
Identifiers - Location: New Jersey
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act