While secondary transition must be incorporated into a child’s IEP when he or she turns 14, planning for transition should begin much earlier.
This video tells David’s story of success in the workplace after high school.
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.
Self-Determination Assessments help your students prepare to be self-advocates by identifying how self-determined they are and identify ways to become more self-determined. We encourage you to use these assessments as well as transition assessments from other sources to gather and organize information on your students in order to prepare them for a seamless transition from […]
The Maryland Secondary Transition Assessment Toolkit contains resources and assessment tools to use with students for transition planning.
DSE/EIS WILL BRING ITS SECONDARY TRANSITION STRATEGY TO THE PLANNING
A Transition to Success Story: Talking to Kamal Williams on the phone, it is hard to believe he only left high school a year ago. His voice is smooth and articulate with the polish of a seasoned professional. As an Office Assistant at the University Of Maryland, Kamal thrives in the day-to-day chaos and flow […]
Greg Miller, President and CEO of Penn-Mar Human Services
When Maryland Department of Disabilities Secretary of Disabilities Catherine Raggio needed a team to bring her vision of a four-year college-like program for students with intellectual disabilities to life, she came to Michele Wolff the Director of the Shriver Center at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
We spoke with Sue Murray, the Transition Coordinator at the Hannah More School, about a wide range of important issues around transition. Here is part of the interview that is focused towards families.