ComplianceResources and guidelines for educators, parents and agencies that will assist transition age youth develop transition plans that comply with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA).
This section provides resources that assist state, regional and local educational agencies meet compliance standards related to implementing IDEA mandates for secondary transition for youth with disabilities.
Transition Planning: The Basics
School-based preparatory experiences are referenced on pages 12-19 and page 26 of this guide.
These pages also provide information on how to comply with elements 1-6 of the Indicator 13 requirements of the California Annual Performance Report (APR) .
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT)
NTACT's purpose is to assist State Education Agencies, Local Education Agencies, State Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) agencies, and VR service providers in implementing evidence-based and promising practices ensuring students with disabilities, including those with significant disabilities, graduate prepared for success in postsecondary education and employment.
Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP)
ODEP was authorized by Congress in the Department of Labor's FY 2001 appropriation. Recognizing the need for a national policy to ensure that people with disabilities are fully integrated into the 21st Century workforce, the Secretary of Labor delegated authority and assigned responsibility to the Assistant Secretary for Disability Employment Policy. ODEP is a sub-cabinet level policy agency in the Department of Labor.
Competitive Integrated Employment Blueprint
The California Competitive Integrated Employment (CIE) Blueprint is the combined effort of the California Department of Education, California Department of Rehabilitation, and California Department of Developmental Services, in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders, including Disability Rights California (DRC) with leadership provided by the California Health and Human Services Agency (CHHSA). The purpose of the Blueprint is to increase opportunities for Californians with ID/DD to prepare for and participate in CIE.
Competitive Integrated Employment Toolkit
The CIE toolkit was developed to facilitate the collaboration necessary to implement secondary transition services across agencies at the state, community and student levels and increase the use of evidence based practices.