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Transition Services for Children With Disabilities (page 5)

By — National Dissemination Center for Children With Disabilities
Updated on Feb 17, 2011

Spanish Materials

  • Transition FAQs in Spanish.
    www.transitioncoalition.org/cgiwrap/tcacs/new/resources/publications/index.php
    The Transition Coalition offers online versions in English and Spanish of Answers to Commonly Asked Questions about Transition Services and the IEP. The link above takes you to the publications page. Scroll down and find both versions, written with reference to IDEA 1997. Therefore, keep in mind as you read or share this document that certain aspects of transition described within are no longer completely accurate.
  • The Special Edge on transition, in Spanish.
    www.calstat.org/specialEdge.html
    The Special EDge is a publication of the California Department of Education's Special Education Division. Several issues address transition-related matters. See, specifically, the Summer 2004 and Summer 2001 issues.
  • Family training on transition.
    www.venturacountyselpa.com/cacspn/id8.htm
    Ventura County SELPA offers a wide range of materials in Spanish on transition. See what's available at the link above.
  • Person-centered planning explained.
    www.ncset.org/publications/viewdesc.asp?id=2126
    La Planificacion Centrada en la Persona: Una Herramienta para la Transicion provides a concise description of person-centered planning and an explanation of the benefits of this process. The brief also provides action steps for implementing person-centered planning, references within the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act that support the process, and a list of additional resources. (This is the Spanish version of the NCSET brief on person-centered planning mentioned above.)
  • The IEP for transition-aged students.
    www.ncset.org/publications/viewdesc.asp?id=2129
    This NCSET Parent Brief explains the requirements for transition under IDEA 1997, the composition and functioning of the Individual Education Program (IEP) Transition Team, and special factors for tahe IEP team to consider. It also outlines the roles of students, parents, educators, school staff, and agency staff on the IEP Transition Team.
  • Promising transition strategies.
    www.urbanschools.org/pdf/spanish/OP_Trsp.pdf
    The National Institute for Urban School Improvement offers a number of publications in Spanish, including On Transition Services for Youth with Disabilities (Con respecto a los Servicios de Transicion para Jovenes con Incapacidades).
  • Accommodations in the workplace.
    www.jan.wvu.edu/espanol/
    The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) was mentioned above as a free consulting service that provides information about job accommodations, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the employability of people with disabilities. JAN offers many materials in Spanish, starting at the link above and can also respond in Spanish on its toll-free number: 1.800.526.7234 (V/TTY).
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