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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).  Organized by major parts of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and the federal regulations for the State Vocational Rehabilitation Program, this document outlines how each entity addresses: Definitions of transition services Target population Nature, …

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NTACTC Levels of TA

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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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 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).  Organized by major parts of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and the federal regulations for the State Vocational Rehabilitation Program, this document outlines how each entity addresses: Definitions of transition services Target population Nature, …

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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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NTACTC Levels of TA

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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Article: Predictors of Postschool Success Research Base Update

This article published in Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals in 2020 outlines the authors’ systematic literature review to examine secondary transition research literature to support existing and identify new predictors of postschool success for students and youth with disabilities. Fourteen (14) existing predictors were supported and three (3) new predictors identified. Download the Article: Predictors of Postschool Success …

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Predictor Taxonomy Crosswalk

The Predictor Taxonomy Crosswalk embeds the predictors of post-school success within the Taxonomy for Transition Programming 2.0 framework areas. This crosswalk provides a resource for stakeholders who are using tools, such as the Taxonomy for Transition Programming 2.0 and the Predictor Implementation Self-Assessment (PISA), to identify connections between services, skills, and programs to improve outcomes for students with youth with disabilities. …

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Practice Description: WAGES

Using Working at Gaining Employment Skills (W.A.G.E.S.) to Teach Social Skills and Occupational Skills What is the evidence base? This is a research-based practice for students with disabilities including students with learning disabilities based on one methodologically sound group experimental study with random assignment across 222 students. This is a research-based practice for students with learning disabilities based on (n …

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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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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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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 …

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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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