Transition Services Planning
Federal law states that beginning no later than the first IEP to be in effect when the child turns 16 (State law states age 14), or younger if determined appropriate by the IEP Team, and updated annually, thereafter, the IEP must include -
- Appropriate measurable postsecondary goals based upon age appropriate transition assessments related to training, education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living skills
- The transition services (including courses of study) needed to assist the child in reaching those goals
What types of accommodations are available in college and the workplace?
College and universities will typically provide accommodations for students with disabilities. The student must request the accommodations and provide documentation of disability.
Employers must provide reasonable accommodations in the workplace. The employee with a disability must request the accommodations and provide documentation of disability.
Transition and Employment Designee (TED)
361-855-0092 x 1625
The Texas Transition & Employment Guide to a Successful Life After High School for Students with Disabilities