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Resources 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 External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; 54MB)
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) External link opens in new window or tab. .

National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT) External link opens in new window or tab.
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.

NTACT: Secondary Education External link opens in new window or tab.

Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) External link opens in new window or tab.
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.

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