Learning Exercise

Individualized Transition Plans: Practical Resources

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.
Course: Special Education Laws and Regulations
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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 (http://www.ncset.org) 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.

Disciplines

Requirements

Knowledge of IEP and ITP regulations.

Topics

Transition planning

Learning Objectives

To use online sources to enable multidisciplinary teams, including parents, in locating resources to create and carry out ITP goals.