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Improving Education for Individuals with Visual Impairments.

Planning Transition for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities

The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams. The challenges multiply when students have visual impairment and multiple disabilities. This course helps members of the educational team become more effective transition team members.

 

Discussions, lecture, videos, readings, and case studies facilitate the participant’s understanding of the legal requirements for transition in IDEA and the transition planning process. 

The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams. The challenges multiply when students have visual impairment and multiple disabilities. This course helps members of the educational team become more effective transition team members.
 
Discussions, lecture, videos, readings, and case studies facilitate the participant’s understanding of the legal requirements for transition in IDEA and the transition planning process. 
Register on https://www.perkinselearning.org/earn-credits/online-class/planning-transition-students-visual-impairments-and-multiple-disabilities
Course Objectives
Understand the fundamentals of transition planning and its goals.

  • Define transition
  • What does IDEA say
  • What’s required? Indicator 13
  • Post-school outcomes

Know how to collaborate with school personnel, outside agencies, and families.

  • Collaboration
  • Working with Families

Plan and administer individualized, age-appropriate, and culturally responsive assessments to develop a set of appropriate activities.

  • Developing a vision for the future – planning tools
  • Assessment

Have a deep understanding of existing systems to further student success in employment, further learning, and community involvement.

  • Who is involved? How does your state and/or district manage the process?
  • What are the resources in your community?
Event Information
Date: 
Monday, September 23rd, 2019
Fee: 
$275.00
Location
State: 
Massachusetts
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Perkins eLearning
Contact Phone: 
617-972-7824
Contact E-mail: 
perkins.elearning@perkins.org
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