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Transitions Planning: The Basics Guide

This Transition Planning: The Basics Guide for 2023 has a free download available. It can help LEAs & Students to obtain, "Successful Outcomes AND Meet Mandates. Help Students Prepare For Life After School. Write IEPs that meet the Legal Mandate. Implement IEPs using Best Practices. Advocate for themselves."

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Assessment Report Checklist

Fagen, Friedman & Fulfrost LLP (F3) prepared a checklist related to all the legal components needed for the assessment process for special educators.

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ELPAC Administration Student Accessibility Checklist Form

CA Department of Education Resource. The CDE ELPAC Administration Student Accessibility Checklist Form supports teams to determine which resources, testing conditions, or combinations of tools & resources will best ensure that the ELPAC is accessible to the EL student. This checklist is a useful resource for teams to engage in student centered discussion to determine the individual needs of the student, and select which accessibility resources by ELPAC domain are necessary and/or engage in discussions for considerations for Domain Exemptions for students with disabilities with an IEP or 504 Plan, or engage in discussion for considerations for the administration of the Alternate ELPAC.

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Brief #1: State and District Obligations to Locate, Evaluate, and Serve Children With Disabilities"

This brief discusses core components of IDEA that districts must keep in mind when making decisions about referring a child for special education and when determining the appropriate placement and services for each child deemed eligible for special education.

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Guidance on the Use of Grade Retention and Special Education Eligibility to Address Instructional Loss

Guidance from the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) on the use of grade retention and special education eligibility to address instructional loss.

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Guideposts for Success

“What do all youth need to make a successful transition to adulthood?” This is the central question that the Guideposts for Success is designed to answer. Two characteristics set the Guideposts for Success apart from other frameworks and resources pertaining to youth transition. First, it recognizes that youth in the transition-to-adulthood age group (defined as ages 12 to 25) benefit from many of the same opportunities, services, and supports, regardless of their disability status and other individual differences. Second, it explicitly identifies additional opportunities, services, and supports that may be required or beneficial for youth who have disabilities. In this way, the Guideposts for Success serves as a guiding resource for ensuring that all youth, including those with disabilities, have full access to high quality services in integrated settings to gain education, employment, and independent living.

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Quality Indicators of Exemplary Transition Program Needs Assessment (QI-2)

The Quality Indicators of Exemplary Transition Program Needs Assessment (QI-2) is designed to help determine the most critical needs within transition programs.

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The High School Diploma: A Key to Successful Transition

From Supporting Inclusive Practices 2023 Conference. This session focuses on supporting students through transition to post-school life.. Day 1 - Session 05 - The High School Diploma - 05-04-23

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Transition Panel Discussion

SIP Video - Learn from a student, parent and IEP team experience about how they designed inclusive opportunities and IEPs that resulted in a transition to a four - year college!

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Legal Mandates for Transition

SIP webinar focused on transition planning and services for students withe disabilities.

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