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Transition Planning Under IDEA 2004

Conducted May 9, 2007

Presenter: Ed O'Leary, Ph.D.

Ed O'Leary, Ph.D.

Ed O'Leary, Ph.D.

At time of presentation Dr. L'Leary was a Program Specialist at the Mountain Plains Regional Resource Center.

Webinar Materials and Archive

Webinar Archive: This is the archived recording of the live event conducted on May 9 2007. The recording is 1 hr, 23 minutes in length. You can start, stop, pause, fast forward or rewind the recording using the controls on the ReadyTalk player. (Note: Playing the archive requires FLASH Player to be activated.)

Webinar PowerPoint Presentation Handout: This is the Handout for the Webinar presentation on Transition Planning Under IDEA 2004. It is 3 slides per page. (PDF, 26 pgs)

Webinar PowerPoint Presentation Handout: This is the Handout for the Webinar presentation on Transition Planning Under IDEA 2004. It is 1 slide per page. (PDF, 78 pgs)

Strategies for Advocates: This is a compilation of strategies for negotiating adequate transition plans for students with disabilities. (PDF, 5 pgs)

Resources for Self Advocacy and Self Determination: This is a listing of resources for self advocacy and self determination for people with disabilities. (PDF, 1 pg)

Advocacy in Action: Legal Issues in Transition Planning. This article synthesizes findings of a thorough review of 36 state-level administrative and district court rulings dealing with school to post-school transition planning. The findings will assist parents and advocates in the development of effective and legally sufficient Transition Plans.

Summary of Performance: This document offers an explanation, technical assistance, suggested form, & two examples of the Summary of Performance required by IDEA 2004 for all special education students who are exited secondary school either by graduation with a regular diploma, or exceeding the age eligibility for FAPE under State law. (PDF, 8 pgs)

Transition of Students With Disabilities To Postsecondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators: The U.S. Department of Education has compiled this guide of essential information about transition to postsecondary education.

Dear Colleague Letter: This letter, from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, is aimed at professionals and asks them to disseminate information about the legal rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities as they transition from secondary to postsecondary education settings.

Dear Parent Letter: This letter, from the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights, informs parents of issues and legal rights and responsibilities that will affect students with disabilities as they transition from high school to institutions of postsecondary education.


 
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