On Track for Independent Living: New App for Pennsylvania Students with Disabilities

Pennsylvania teens and young adults with disabilities now have access to a free app designed to help them find jobs, manage their needs and get on track to living independently. Continue Reading →

Why You Need to Begin Transition Planning Early

“My child is 14. When I requested a transition plan and transition services, the IEP team said they don’t have to provide transition services until he is 16. Is this Continue Reading →

OSEP Updates and Q & A on Secondary Transition

Update: May 2017. OSEP updated its guidance on identifying postsecondary goals in training, education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living. A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students Continue Reading →

What’s the Intent of a Summary of Performance?

When I asked the IEP team about my son’s Summary of Performance, I got the “deer in the headlights” look – they didn’t even know what it was.  We finally Continue Reading →