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.
Using the TAP-IT* process, teams tap into data to plan an intervention for a student, implement the intervention, and then track its impact. The teams follow specific protocols across each of the five stages of TAP-IT: Team, Analyze, Plan, Implement, and Track and use a unique Digital Portfolio (DP) platform, developed at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education.
Transitions aren’t always easy. The question of how you help a child move from the sheltered world of childhood and adolescence to the world of independent adult life is a struggle for all parents. If you have ever tried to teach your teenager how to do laundry you’ve gotten a glimpse into the difficulty of […]
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 professionals.
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.
Applying to and beginning college is a challenging experience for anyone. And it can be that much more challenging if a person has a disability. As is often the case, though, knowledge can be a very powerful tool. Here is some information that you can share with your students who are hoping to continue […]
As an educator, it’s something you think about a lot. How are you going to help your students make progress? How are you going to help them make the transitions they need to make in their lives?
Assessment is an essential foundation for much of the decision-making around a student’s transition plan. Here, we talk all about it.
We understand that good educators are not in front of their computers all day long – you do actually work with students! So here are a couple of resources that you can print out and take with you to IEP meetings and planning sessions. Questions to Answer During the Transition Process: questions you and the student’s […]
If you are a young adult with a disability, you are probably used to having lots of people making decisions for you. Do you get to be a part of the big decisions? You should.