Who's on Your Team? Find out who will be serving on your transition team and get a list of contact information and a meeting schedule. Remember, you (and your family) are the central members of the team. A Transition Team can include you, a special education teacher, a regular ed teacher, a social worker, school counselor (guidance), speech & language pathologist, psychologist, outside mentor, occupational & physical therapist, administrator, CSE Chair(Comittee on Special Ed) and others.
Ben agreed to have the following people on his team:
Next Post: Your Transition Portfolio
Welcome. This the first of a series of briefs about Transition Planning, an important part of your schooling. I hope to educate & amuse as you make your way to adulthood. Let us jump right in then:
What exactly is TRANSITION PLANNING?
It's your transition from High School to Adult Life.
It is: (officially speaking)
4. that includes
Every Student with an IEP (Individualized Education Plan) should have a Transition Plan starting by age 14 in NYS.
We'll start with 6th grade here but that is a bit early.
My Links this week:
1. My first link is to See the US gov't updated IDEA guidelines re transition here . . .
3. And if you're having trouble getting to sleep, start on these 37 pages of breakdown of the IDEA as it applies to Transition Planning from the
4. And finally, I've chosen a link to A nice intro to Transition Planning from TransitionMap.org . . . .
There's a lot out there.
I hope you all have a good one!
Next Post: Your Transition Team
"Not all those that wander are lost" JRR Tolkien
Bruce Mardiney MPS LCSW is a school social worker and educator working to help students of all abilities pursue their learning, vocational and life passions. Easier said than done,