Resources & Guidance

NTACT provides resources and guidance in the following areas:

Transition Planning

Guidance for student-centered transition planning, education, and services. Resources include online modules, toolkits, checklists, practice descriptions, lesson plans, work-based learning experience guidance, and resources for students.

Graduation

Effective practices for keeping students with disabilities engaged in school, on-track for graduation, and for re-engagement. Resources include practice guides, research syntheses, and data collection tools.

Post-school Success

Practices, programs, and skills for success in college, careers, and community. Resources include program assessments, guidance for collaboration, and practice descriptions.

Data Analysis & Use

Collecting quality data for meaningful program improvement focused on secondary education and services for students with disabilities. Resources focus on both federal data collection and reporting requirements and school, program, and community data use.

Effective Practices and Predictors

NTACT disseminates resources to guide practice that are developed from the best available evidence of effectiveness. Throughout our website resources developed directly from the research are indicated as Evidence-Based, Research-Based, or Promising. Learn More...

Evidence-Based Practices

  • demonstrates a strong record of success for improving outcomes
  • uses rigorous research designs
  • adheres to indicators of quality research

Research-Based Practices

  • demonstrates a sufficient record of success for improving outcomes
  • uses rigorous research designs
  • may adhere to indicators of quality research

Promising Practices

  • demonstrates some success for improving outcomes
  • may use rigorous research designs
  • may adhere to indicators of quality research

Unestablished Practices

  • demonstrate limited success for improving outcomes
  • is based on unpublished research, anecdotal evidence, or professional judgment
 

News & Events

Recently released resources or updates from NTACT and other relevant organizations, as well as registrations and agendas for upcoming NTACT events.