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
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
The Center for Transition and Career Innovation for Youth with Disabilities will foster partnerships among university faculty and local, state, and national agencies and organizations to promote research, improvements in practice, and supportive governmental policies that advance workforce readiness for youth with disabilities. Continue Reading University of Maryland Announces ‘Center for Transition and Career Innovation for Youth with Disabilities’
The Department of Special Education at Kansas University Center on Developmental Disabilities is looking for adults with any disabilities age 18 to 65 to take a quick online self-determination survey. Continue Reading Self-Determination Survey