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Transition Planning

Transition Planning is a Process for a student to choose future adult life goals

It should include the following four Domains:

Independent Living when appropriate
School districts are responsible for coordinating activities that  will help each student with an IEP move into adult life, by:

Providing activities that prepares students for adult life
Identifying transition issues and developing a plan for the student to reach these goals
Including information provided by the student and family
Providing annual assessments of the student's abilities and current information from teachers
Providing information about agencies available in the community
Collaborating with agencies

Transition Information...

Begins no later than the first IEP when the student turns 16, and should be considered earlier if determined appropriate by the IEP Team (IEPT)

Postsecondary goals need to be updated annually

Transition services should enable the student to reach his/her postsecondary goals

Annual IEP goal(s) relate to the student's transition service needs, which take into account a student's strengths, preferences and interests