Information from Transition To Adult Life Agency Night 2015

Transition Personnel Preparation Programs

-listing of Certificate and Graduate level programs providing training for Educators in Secondary Transition

Transition "Fact Sheets" from DCDT

Transition Related Fact Sheets

Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with ASD

Center for Autism Research

CAR Autism Roadmap - "A one-stop website for families of children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder"

Transition to Adulthood for Individuals with ASD
MCIU Autism Wiki Page

Bureau of Autism Services Programs
The Bureau of Autism Services, PA Department of Public Welfare has two programs designed to meet the needs of adults with autism: The Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) and the Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP). The Bureau of Autism Services has more information about each of the programs.
Post-secondary Education
The Pennsylvania Department of Education **website** has transition resources for youth, young adults, parents and professionals. ASERT also hosted a conference for post-secondary programs in Pennsylvania to discuss autism support programs. You can view those materials including existing programs and the success of those programs, as well as their struggles click ,here
There are many different types of employment options after high school or college. Some of those include Vocation Education, Competitive Employment, Supported Employment, Customized Employment, and Self-Employment. Talking about the different options with educators and other professionals might help focus your goals. ASERT released a report on employment for individuals with autism in Pennsylvania. You can learn more about the research and conclusions here.
Social Security Connections
Child Autism Parent Cafe

Transition for Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

PEPNET videos for job skills

Self Advocacy

Self Advocacy Wikispace ( this is a link to an additional Wikispace with activities and information around Self Advocacy)
Statewide Self-Advocacy wiki space
US Department of Civil Rights - Disability Discrimination
Zarrow Center Transition Education Materials
Life After IEPs Blog


NSTTAC, in partnership with other organizations focused on employment of youth and young adults with disabilities, has launched a newly reorganized Youth to Work Coalition (YTWC) website, accessible through NSTTAC's website: The purpose of this website is to house resources that help link resources for work-based learning experiences for youth with disabilities. The resources are organized across 8 work-based learning experience (WBLE) categories: (1) career exploration, (2) job shadowing, (3) job sampling, (4) service learning, (5) internships, (6) apprenticeships, (7) paid employment, and (8) mentoring. Within each WBLE category, resources are organized for the following audiences (1) schools, (2) businesses, (3) youth service professionals, (4) families, and (5) youth with disabilities.

Skills to Pay the Bills

O-NET Use the O-NET site for ANYTHING related to employment! including assessment, exploration, job descriptions....Try it!

Job Accommodation Network - use this widget to find accommodations that may be helpful for individuals with disabilities

Montgomery County CareerLink

Post Secondary Education & Training

What is the difference between High School and College for Students with Disabilities?

Hiram G Andrews Center (OVR) OVR offers a Post Secondary Education program here at HGA.

Independent Living

Service Providers

(Blind and Visual Services)
The OVR Office Directory will help you find an OVR district office near you.
You may refer yourself to OVR at the CWDS website.

Transportation Info Guide to Transportation

Montgomery County Systems of Care

Service Provider info for Brain Injuries

Transition IEP Helps

developed for Training purposes only

(use this tool to show that Community Based Work Experiences are NOT special education)

Post Secondary Goals, Services & Activities Samples

Post Secondary Goals, Services & Activities Samples for Complex Support Needs

Intervention Central - PM Ideas

Self-Check Behavior checklist Creator
Here are the directions for the Easy MCIU Graphing tool
This is a Progress monitoring tool to help you graph data points

Transition Assessment

Transition Assessment Google site
This is a GREAT "all in one" Transition Assessment site!
This Link takes you to a website listing various assessments

My Next Move
This link takes you to a Transition assessment tool - I especially like it for Middle School

Person Centered Planning
This link takes you to an outline of the process for Person Centered Planning
The Bridge School - Framing for a Future Planning Tool

An electronic listing of Transition Assessment Sites
Another electronic listing of Transition Assessment Sites
This may be used to get baseline data on self-advocacy/self-determination as well as College Readiness

Summary of Performance

PA Careerzone
Pennsylvania Department of Education electronic career assessment tool

Transition Research

NLTS2 Home Page

One Page Profile Templates