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At the Point of Transition

Graduating from high school and moving on to college, trade school or work is a busy and exciting time for all students and families. For students with disabilities, though, this period can be filled with many additional questions about the future.

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Transition: Entitlement Versus Eligibility

When your child moves on to the next phase of life, your child’s legal status will change. According to the federal IDEA (The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act), your child now moves from the stage of Entitlement to the stage of Eligibility. Here’s where we explain the difference.

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Transition 101

The goal of Transition Planning and Services is simple: go from school to college, work and community. The steps to plan and reach that goal can appear challenging. Transition 101 is here to break it all down and help you get started.