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PACER Center, 2017
This toolkit was created to make transition planning easier and offers easy-to-understand information about the purpose of transition planning, the goal and importance of age-appropriate assessments, and the required rules that are used by schools. It also includes information on the community partners that can provide youth with supports as…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Planning, Disabilities, Guidelines
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Tymeson, Garth – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
The rights of all students to participate in extracurricular programs are required by current law but are often nonexistent, misunderstood, or even sometimes purposely not shared with parents. This article is addressed to parents regarding the rights of their children with disabilities to participate in extracurricular sport activities. Included…
Descriptors: Athletics, Individualized Education Programs, Special Education, Special Education Teachers
Cortiella, Candace – National Center for Learning Disabilities, 2005
Under the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), public school students throughout the country must participate in annual testing in specific academic areas and grades outlined in the law, including students with disabilities. Requiring the inclusion of all students with disabilities in state- and district-wide assessments helps ensure that schools,…
Descriptors: Accountability, Individualized Education Programs, Disabilities, State Standards
Vohs, Janet R., Ed. – Early Childhood Bulletin, 1993
Natural environments is a term used in the regulations for Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It states that early intervention services must be provided in natural environments, including home and community settings in which children without disabilities participate. Questions addressed in this paper include: (1)…
Descriptors: Community Based Instruction (Disabilities), Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention
Patton, Patricia L.; And Others – 1984
This booklet is designated to help parents in California find training, jobs, and services for their learning disabled children. Information is presented on how to represent their children's vocational education and job training needs and prepare them for vocational opportunities. An introductory chapter outlines the importance of working, the…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Career Planning, Education Work Relationship, Employment Potential