MSDE Technical Assistance Bulletin November 2019 Secondary Transition is the process of preparing students for adult life after they leave high school. Transition planning begins in Maryland at age 14 as students explore and discover what they want their post-school goals and outcomes to be through career awareness activities.
A Guide for Students, Families, and Educators There are many pathways to achieve independence through higher education. The College for Students with Disabilities: A Guide for Students Families, and Educators from Maryville University gives you an idea of what to expect as you research your options.
Maryland State Department of Education The MSDE Transition Planning Guide for Individuals with Disabilities (2017) provides information to students, parents/guardians, educators, and community agencies about the transition process.
Presented by Morris Tranen at the Transition Symposium March 18, 2017 Self-employment is a vocational option for individuals with severe disabilities. The RISE Program facilitates and encourages the successful launch and operation of consumer-owned ventures.
by Holly Bortfeld Volunteering is essential for creating well-rounded adults. Volunteering not only teaches skills and keeps the volunteer engaged, but also benefits the larger community, spreads autism awareness, and can lead to new friendships.
by Jennifer Graham and Peter Wright, Esq. As we enter the second half of the school year, many parents hear the clock ticking louder and louder as graduation nears. We hope you have been working closely with your child’s IEP team through high school to ensure that appropriate transition goals have been established and your…