Educational Transition Planning: Getting the Most out of an IEP for Court-Involved, Transition-Aged Youth with Disabilities

This training is part of a webinar series hosted with Equip for Equality around supporting youth with disabilities who are justice-involved. 

All students with disabilities between ages 14.5 to 22 years old have the right to receive individualized transition services through an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) to prepare them for post-secondary education, employment, and independent living.

In this training, we discuss why transition planning and services are especially important for court-involved youth and emerging adults with disabilities, and how increasing access to these services can help re-route youth from the juvenile and criminal legal systems and improve post-secondary outcomes. This training walks through the development and implementation of a student’s transition plan, as well as special issues impacting students of transition-age, such as becoming a legal adult, graduation, and remote learning.

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