New Additions to the Website!

Additions and improvements on this website in the past few months: New Toolkit for Driving Change with paths for personal or school-wide change using Next Steps tools. Includes a self-assessment and a companion guide for school change. New Transition 101 section for faculty and staff in teacher education/preparation programs in colleges and universities. Get a foundational understanding… Continue reading: New Additions to the Website!

Lots of New Stuff on the Website!

A quick update on additions and improvements on this website in the past few months: New page to house all the Ed O’Leary transition IEP videos in one place More exemplar IEPs in the Transition IEP Requirements Tool New assistive technology reference page New postsecondary options and college disability services sections Updated the ELO page to connect to the new BeyondClassroom ELO website. BeyondClassroom now includes examples and a For Students… Continue reading: Lots of New Stuff on the Website!

Tips for Transition, from Practitioners

Tips for Transition has 134 transition tips submitted from all over the country by practitioners. The purpose of Tips, originally published in 2009, is to identify and share grassroots transition practices. Some are a few sentences; others are longer. There’s contact information for each submitter so you can get more details. The Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT) and… Continue reading: Tips for Transition, from Practitioners

Quick Links to Explore Evidence-Based Transition Practices

The National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) developed a four-page e-flyer, NSTTAC’s Secondary Transition Evidence-Based Practices, to quickly connect educators and parents with resources to explore new teaching practices. Examples are Using Self-Advocacy Strategy, Using Simultaneous Prompting, and More than One Strategy.  The flyer includes hotlinks for each practice that take you to a 1-2 page description. The descriptions include: explanation… Continue reading: Quick Links to Explore Evidence-Based Transition Practices

The 2014 Annual Report on Disability in New Hampshire

Jan 28, 2015 (updated with 2015 report on Dec 8, 2016) The Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire has released Facts & Figures: The 2015 Annual Report on Disability in New Hampshire. This 20-page report presents a wealth of disability-related statistics in clear summary form with lots of graphics. Facts & Figures focuses… Continue reading: The 2014 Annual Report on Disability in New Hampshire

Good Resource for Any Group That Makes Decisions

We stumbled upon a valuable resource for any group that makes decisions: Serving on Groups That Make Decisions: A Guide for Families. Developed by the Wisconsin Department of Public Education to encourage families to get more involved, it has usefulness far beyond that. The guide provides an impressive amount of concrete and actionable information about effective groups in… Continue reading: Good Resource for Any Group That Makes Decisions