While secondary transition must be incorporated into a child’s IEP when he or she turns 14, planning for transition should begin much earlier. Continue Reading Beginning the Secondary Transition Process
Helps local school systems and public agencies examine the extent to which IEPs are both compliant and reflect best practices for children with disabilities and their families. Continue Reading Secondary Transition Self-Assessment IEP Rating Tool
Access the PDF resource here. Continue Reading Effective Tool for Co-Developing, Co-Implementing, and Co-Evaluating Secondary Transition Plans
Chuck Durgin is the adult and community services coordinator at the Kennedy Krieger Institute High School. Hear his story and what he does for students as they transition out of high school: Part 2:
This video tells David’s story of success in the workplace after high school.
Learn how tools like PDAs or smartphones can be valuable and powerful assistive technology tools for students.
Assistive technology for reading and writing are available for students both during school and when transitioning into the workplace. Watch the video for more information:
Assistive technology can give students the resources they need to successfully transition into the workforce. Andrew’s story in the video offers an example of how assistive technology can help.
This story was adapted from a story on the WMDT website. Five local students will intern at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin, Maryland this year as part of Project SEARCH. Officials from the Maryland State Department of Education attended the kickoff event for the students at the hospital. Project SEARCH helps students with disabilities transition… Continue Reading Project SEARCH Debuts on the Eastern Shore
The Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council, in partnership with The Parents’ Place of Maryland, wants to hear your opinions and experiences about transitioning students with disabilities from school. Please take a moment to share your thoughts before August 17. Take the Survey