Kansas requires Individualized Education Programs (IEP) for students age 14 and older begin the process of planning for the student to transition from high school to post-school education, work and adult living.
The transition process is intended to result in a comprehensive, coordinated plan of activities to be implemented during the term of the IEP. Transition planning is all about what the student wants to do after high school
Kansas State Department of Education – Transition Guide for Families
Families Together Resources for Transition
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- Conducting Transition Assessments
- Age Appropriate Transition Assessment (TASN)
- Life Skills Inventory Independent-Living Skills Assessment Tool
- Age-Appropriate Transition Assessments and Resources
- Determining the Need for Independent Living Postsecondary Goal
- Employability Skills Checklist
- Financial Literacy for Students with Disabilities: A Necessary Life Skill for Independent Living
- Helping Youth Develop Soft Skills for Job Success: Tips for Parents and Families (NCWD)
- Kansas Career Navigator
- Online Career Interest Inventory (KSDE)
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Services for Students Age 18-21
- Chapter 8 of Kansas Special Education Process Handbook (pg. 6 of pdf) If a child with a disability is 18 years of age or older and is still eligible for special education and related services, can a school district require that child to participate in an “18-to-21 program”, or must the child’s IEP Team individually determine the educational placement, services and supports that are appropriate for that particular child?
Summary of Performance
- Comparison-Side-by-Side-Transition-Services – IDEA, VR, and Pre-ETS
- Interagency Linkages (KSDE)
- Pre-Employment Transition Skills (Pre-ETS) Job Exploration and Counseling
- Pre-Employment Transition Services: The Bridge to Your Employment Future
- Kansas request for Pre-Employment Transition Services (Pre-ETS)
- Kansas Vocational Rehabilitation Services (VR)
- Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Handbook of Services
- Find the VR office near you
- Kansas Application for Vocational Rehabilitation Services
- Getting the Most out of Vocational Rehabilitation
- What is Vocational Rehabilitation (PACER)
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