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Side By Side View: Transition Services

NTACT:C partners have developed this document to help compare and contrast the transition services requirements for Education, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), including Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) consistent with the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and the Rehabilitation Act as amended by WIOA.  Organized by major parts of these laws, this document outlines how each entity addresses: Definitions of transition services Target …

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NTACT:C Levels of Technical Assistance

NTACT:C builds state agency capacity to: use data-based decision making processes strengthen interagency partnerships provide quality professional development and implement technical assistance (TA) supports. This technical assistance is in the form of universal, targeted, and intensive levels so that all students and youth with disabilities experience increased enrollment in: postsecondary education graduation credential attainment competitive integrated employment and community engagement. …

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Locating and Re-Engaging Secondary Students with Disabilities

Designed primarily for school building administrators and educators, this resource provides research-based strategies and resources to locate and support school-leavers to return and work toward graduation. The evidence-based strategies for re-engaging and supporting students with disabilities and their families through school completion were informed by the following research: National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities (2011); Rumberger et al., …

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Self-Determination Presenter Guide

This presenter guide is a set of resources for conducting a 1-hour professional development on teaching self-determination to students with disabilities. We welcome your feedback on their use. The PowerPoint cannot be edited to maintain the accuracy of the resources. Facilitator notes for each slide are included and provide guidance on how to use the additional materials assembled here for …

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2020 OSEP Part B Indicator Analysis

Each year, NTACT:C (and before that, NTACT) has analyzed and summarized the data for the IDEA Part B Indicators: 1 (Graduation Rate), 2 (Dropout Rate), 13 (Secondary Transition), and 14 (Post-School Outcomes). These analyses are combined with the data analyses and reports of the other IDEA Part B Indicators that are completed by other centers and entities (see the Table …

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Supporting American Indian/Alaskan Native Students with Disabilities

Presenters Wayne Dage, Christine Johnson, Thomas Draghi, Maria Nevala, Nicholas Harris, and Joy Kramer present strategies to develop a collaborative plan for the State VR Agencies and AIVRS Programs to provide transition and Pre-ETS to American Indian/Alaskan Native youth with disabilities. Although CRC credit through George Washington University is no longer available, the information is suitable for anyone working with …

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VR Continuum of Services

Since the amendments to the Rehabilitation Act made by title IV of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), the vocational rehabilitation (VR) program can be characterized as providing a continuum of services beginning with pre-employment transition services (Pre-ETS) for students with disabilities in the early stages of career and employment exploration. We created this simple continuum to provide a …

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Fiscal and Reporting Resources

The links and resources below pertain to the tracking and reporting of pre-employment transition services and requirements for the reservation of the funds reserved. Time Allocation Guide for Pre-Employment Transition Services Pre-Employment Transition Services: Set Aside Determination Guide RSA-911 Case Service Reporting  RSA-17 Instructions for Vocational Rehabilitation Financial Report

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Side By Side View: Transition Services

NTACT:C partners have developed this document to help compare and contrast the transition services requirements for Education, Vocational Rehabilitation (VR), including Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS) consistent with the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and the Rehabilitation Act as amended by WIOA.  Organized by major parts of these laws, this document outlines how each entity addresses: Definitions of transition services Target …

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MOVE: A Mentoring and Self-Determination Initiative for African American Males with Disabilities

The Virginia Department of Education, in conjunction with I’m Determined, hosts MOVE, a three-day summit on a Virginia college campus, welcoming African-American males with disabilities and their families. To put research into practice, MOVE’s model includes: leadership by youth with disabilities, African-American male leaders and mentors, and parent training MOVE strives to empower African-American males with disabilities to overcome barriers, …

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Indicator 13 Checklists

Originally developed by NSTTAC these checklists have been used to identify how IEPs meet minimum compliance with Indicator 13, the transition requirements of the IEP. These checklists have been developed to provide professional development to transition personnel . Indicator 13 states: “Percent of youth with IEPs aged 16 and above with an IEP that includes appropriate measurable postsecondary goals that are …

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NTACT:C Levels of Technical Assistance

NTACT:C builds state agency capacity to: use data-based decision making processes strengthen interagency partnerships provide quality professional development and implement technical assistance (TA) supports. This technical assistance is in the form of universal, targeted, and intensive levels so that all students and youth with disabilities experience increased enrollment in: postsecondary education graduation credential attainment competitive integrated employment and community engagement. …

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Self-Determination Presenter Guide

This presenter guide is a set of resources for conducting a 1-hour professional development on teaching self-determination to students with disabilities. We welcome your feedback on their use. The PowerPoint cannot be edited to maintain the accuracy of the resources. Facilitator notes for each slide are included and provide guidance on how to use the additional materials assembled here for …

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RehabData Workgroup Pre-Employment Transition Services Data Tool – Webinar

Recorded December 2020The Pre-Employment Transition Services Data Tool is intended to provide national and state level data related to the provision of pre employment transition services to students with disabilities. It can provide a resource for state VR agencies to analyze their pre-employment transition services implementation service delivery and compare it to similar states and or agencies in a variety …

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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 …

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Transition Assessment: The BIG Picture Training Module

IDEA (2004) requires identification of post-secondary goals that are “based upon age-appropriate transition assessments related to training, education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living skills.” Therefore, it is vital that special educators use effective transition assessments and assessment processes. Practitioners continue to struggle with critical issues of transition assessment including: Defining it Implementing assessment plans Interpreting and applying data All …

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Strategies for School Completion Training Module

Data show that students with disabilities drop out at a higher rate than students without disabilities. Resources and effective strategies and interventions for these students are available. This Transition Coalition online training module can help you improve school completion for students with disabilities. Learn about the significance of completing high school, reasons why students with disabilities drop out, strategies, and …

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Unpacking Assumptions: Equitable Approaches to Re-Engaging Students and Youth in Education and VR Services

Recorded April 27, 2021  This presentation by NTACT:C staff members, Bettie Ray Butler, Natasha Mitchell, and DJ Ralston will provide information on the following: Begin to understand and deconstruct key equity-oriented language Understand how disability and poverty intersect and its resulting implications Critically reflect on one’s own biases using mental models Reimagine student and youth re-engagement in secondary education and …

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