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Risk Calculator Tool to Assess & Address Dropout

Students who drop out of high school generally have outcomes that are poorer than their peer who complete school. As a result, it is in everyone’s best interest to identify students who are at risk of dropping out early in their school careers and provide them the interventions and supports that will help them stay in school and succeed there. …

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Using the System of SPP Indicators for State Improvement

The purpose of collecting data on the various SPP Indicators is to assist states in monitoring implementation of IDEA and improving programs for school-age children with disabilities in the state. Seeing the relationship among the Indicators can be a daunting task and one that is difficult to visualize. The Part B Tree of Influence, developed by the Western Regional Resource …

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Strategies for Managing the 15% Reservation of Funds – Webinar

Date: August 11, 2021Register below to watch the recorded training.No CRC credits availableAbout this EventStates are required to reserve no less than 15 percent of the Federal VR  allotment for the provision of pre-employment transition services to students with disabilities under section 113 of the Rehabilitation Act.  In this training, we will highlight 10 thought-provoking strategies, and offer potential ways of looking …

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Quality Indicator Checklists

These are the quality indicator checklists used to review research articles for the purpose of determining level of evidence for a specific practice. QI_Checklist_Correlational_8.2.2021 (docx) QI_Checklist_Group_8.2.2021 (docx) QI_Checklist_MM_8.2.2021 (docx) QI_Checklist_Qualitative_8.2.2021 (docx) QI_Checklist_SingleCase_11.4.2016 (docx)

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Indicator 13 IEP Case Studies

These example IEP case studies provide explanations of exemplar and non-exemplar transition components of the IEP for different students to help you meet Indicator 13 requirements. Transition Planning Case Study – Aaliya (PDF) – High School – Hearing impairment Transition Planning Case Study – Alex (PDF) – High School – Autism Transition Planning Case Study – Allison (PDF) – High …

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Long COVID Resources from OCR and OSERS

July 26, 2021 email message from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services (OSERS): Today, as we recognize the thirty-first anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) have issued a new …

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Self-Determination Presenter Guide

This presenter guide was developed to provide presentation materials for others to use for professional development focused on teaching self-determination to students with disabilities. This packet of materials includes: a Powerpoint presentation with a script, pre/post tests for students, and a workshop evaluation. The presentation includes information on what self-determination is, why it should be taught to students, how to …

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Transition 101

Dr. Jim Martin provides a 1 hour overview of transition planning organized in 8 major categories. This video was developed as an overview for participants of the 2020 NTACT:C Capacity-Building Institute (CBI). This video is a good introduction to transition planning overall and can be used to provide a basis of understanding primarily, with school, agency or other personnel new …