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ERIC Number: EJ1140315
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: EISSN-2325-7466
What Does Health Have to Do with Transition? Everything!
Shapland, Ceci
Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, p92-96 Sum 2006
Adolescence is a time for dreaming for youth to imagine and set a course for the future. High school students naturally spend time imagining the future if and where to continue their education, to find a job or pursue a career, to move away from home, or to start a family. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) includes a process to help youth with disabilities turn their dreams into reality. This Parent Brief provides information on the benefits of and strategies for including health in the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process. [Article excerpted from National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) at]
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS)
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Grant or Contract Numbers: H326J000005