Wednesday, August 1, 2012

transition - what's required vs. what's expected

When the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was reauthorized in 2004 the U. S. Department of Education through the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) required states to develop State Performance Plans based on 20 indicators. The data would be submitted annually, by each State, in Annual Performance Reports. The 13th Indicator, or Indicator 13, relates to transition services for students.
The National Technical Assistance and Dissemination Center (NSTTAC) which is funded by OSEP helps States achieve compliance with indicator 13 and have put together a checklistand a checklist frequently asked questions to help in their efforts.
As a reminder, transition services outlined in IDEA state that the IEP must include:
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Related info.:

OSEP Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network
Jan 13, 2012 ... Most information and assistance is available free of charge. ... Another project is the National Dissemination Center for Children with ...

Federal Register/Vol. 77, No. 127/Monday, July 2, 2012/Notices
Jul 2, 2012 ... Technical Assistance and. Dissemination to Improve Services and ... TechnicalAssistance Center to Support .... a national center to support the ...
Meet the TA&D Network — National Dissemination Center for ...
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities ... The TA&D network stands for the Technical Assistance and Dissemination network. These are the ...
Regional and National Parent Centers - TA&D Network
National and Regional Parent Technical Assistance Centers ... the connections to the larger OSEP Technical Assistance and Dissemination Network and fortify ...

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