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Chapter 688

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
Mass Dept. of Education; (08/12/02)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3569
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 55
Notes: 
This factsheet defines Chapter 688, the referral process, eligibility and transition plans. Includes the 688 referral form.

Puzzle of Lifestyle Planning

Author: 
Kalina, Nancy
Publisher: 
Indiana Resource Center for Autism; (04/21/01)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3570
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 56
Notes: 
As students approach graduation or turning 22, there are many decisions to be made. This article provides a framework for planning for education, employment, residential, relationships etc.

Age of Majority

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition and PACER Center; (April 2002)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3567
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 53
Notes: 
This article discusses how parents can help their child prepare to make his/her own decisions as he/she reaches the age of majority. Also discussed is under what circumstances should guardianship be considered.

Special Education Students in Out of District Placements Participating in MCAS Testing and High School Graduation Standards

Author: 
Driscoll, David
Publisher: 
Massachusetts Dept. of Education; (08/08/02)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3549
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ED 05
Notes: 
An administrative advisory from the Mass Dept. of Education regarding participation in MCAS testing by students in our of district placements. Also covered is info on the awarding of a high school diploma.

Developmental Disabilities and High School Graduation

Author: 
Crabtree, Robert
Publisher: 
(08/08/02)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3550
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ED 09
Notes: 
This article discusses a students' rights regarding accepting a diploma, what are parents' rights if a student has been graduated prematurely.

Vocational Educational Services for Students with Disabilities

Author: 
Mittnacht, Marcia
Publisher: 
Massachusetts Dept. of Education; (06/06/02)
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3548
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
ED 02
Notes: 
This administrative advisory clarifies the responsibility each program has toward special needs students and their need to have vocational training.

Moving from School to Adulthood the Role of Circles of Support in the Transition Process

Author: 
Cotton, Patty; Goodall, Samantha; Bauer, Joe et.al.
Publisher: 
Institute on Disability/University of New Hampshire;
Type: 
RefMat
ID: 
3441
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Reference-Misc
Notes: 
Explains the history of creating this program and its benefits.

Designing Individualized Education Program (IEP) Transition Plans

Author: 
deFur, Sharon
Publisher: 
ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education
Type: 
Article
ID: 
3438
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 41
Notes: 
This brief article outlines the steps parents and students should take in order to plan for transition and to work with the IEP team in developing a long range vision. The student is very much the focus and his/her dreams, strengths and talents must be taken into account in this process.

EMBARK

Author: 
None
Publisher: 
North Shore Education Consortium
Type: 
Brochure
ID: 
3424
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
Resource Drawer - Education Folder
Notes: 
EMBARK is a post-secondary program for young adults with learning delays/disabilities who want to continue their education beyond high school.

Adult Residential Options

Author: 
Autism Society of America
Publisher: 
ASA
Type: 
Article
ID: 
2463
Price: 
$0.00
Location: 
TRAN 34
Notes: 
Overview of living options from independent living to supervised group living situations. Brief discussion of funding sources.

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