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Learning Exercise

Material: National Center on Secondary Education & Transition
Submitted by: Tamarah Ashton on Dec 20, 2002
Date Last Modified: Dec 20, 2002
Title: Individualized Transition Plans: Practical Resources
Description: Individualized Transition Plans (ITPs) are now required for students who have IEPs ages 14 and up. Goals need to be developed in such areas as education, employment, and independent/community living.
Type of Task: Student-centered, Supplemental activity, Team, Unsupervised
Time Required 45 minutes - 1 hour
Topics: Transition planning
Course: Special Education Laws and Regulations
Audience: College Upper Division
Prerequisites Skills: Knowledge of IEP and ITP regulations.
Learning Objectives: To use online sources to enable multidisciplinary teams, including parents, in locating resources to create and carry out ITP goals.
Text of Learning Exercise: 1. Divide the class into small groups of 4 to 5 students.

2. Have one group member describe a secondary student with whom he or she has
recently worked.

3. Keeping the secondary student in mind, use the links provided on this Web
site ( to locate pertinent information for establishing
goals in the areas of: (1) education, (2) employment, and (3) independent/
community living.

4. Have each group present its findings.
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