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Caution! Don’t Let the Transition Plan Fail Your Child

01/23/14
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My daughter has autism. Her goal is to get a college degree, not a specific kind of high school diploma. Her high school told us she did not need a regular diploma to get a degree at our local community college. The registrar at a local college said she cannot receive any type of certificate […]

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We Need a Transition Plan with “Hands-On” Experience

01/24/13
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It’s now second semester of my son’s junior year and no attention has ever been paid to a Transition plan. The school has no vocational training, internships, or apprentice programs for any student. My son needs hands-on experience in his current school program. Shouldn’t the school provide these services? Transition planning is an IEP team […]

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