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Postsecondary Transition Plan: Life After School for Special Education Students (EDU762N)

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Pre Recorded Webinar
90 minutes
  •  Wed, July 13, 2016
Event Description
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Understand the Key Steps To Help Prepare Students with Disability Transition Out Of High School

Life is full of transitions, and one of the more remarkable ones occurs when we get ready to leave high school and go out in the world as young adults. When the student has a disability, it’s especially helpful to plan ahead for that transition. This is where transition services come to the forefront; Transition services are intended to prepare students to move from the world of school to the world of adulthood.

Join expert speakers Lori Kirsch Esq. and Hope N. Kirsch Esq., in this highly engaging and informative Webinar where you will learn best practices for developing a post-secondary transition plan that completes the mission of the IDEA to prepare students with disabilities for further education, employment and independent living.

During the session Lori will give you great tips on how to prepare students for life after high school, and how to assess the special education student for post-secondary transition needs. Lastly you will have the opportunity to learn methods to write goals for the transition portion of the IEP.

Session Objectives

In this program, you will learn: 
  • How to prepare students with disabilities to transition out of high school:
    • Why is transition important
    • Turning 18
    • Transfer of rights
    • When to start thinking about transition
    • Who to involve in transition
    • What to consider
  • What do if a Student with Disabilities is not ready to transition
    • Remaining in secondary school till age 21/22
    • Options of what to do in the super senior year(s) of High School
  •  Options for Students with Disabilities after High School
    • Further education, employment, independent living
    • Resources
  • The School's obligations for transition
    • Transition planning and the IEP
  • From IEP to a 504
    • If  student pursues further education what resources are available 

Session Highlights:

  • The legal obligations of Schools
  • The resources available during and after high school for transitions
  • Effective transition assessments
  • How to develop the transition portion of the IEP and post-secondary goals
  • Options for when student turns 18 years old

Who should attend?

  • School administrators
  • Transition coordinators
  • Educational advocates
  • Parents of students with disabilities
  • High functioning special needs students in high school
  • School attorneys
  • School psychologists and counselors
About Our Speaker(s)

Lori Kirsch Goodwin, Educational Issues and Trends ExpertLori Kirsch Goodwin
Lori Kirsch-Goodwin is a founder and member of the law firm Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC in Scottsdale, Arizona. The firm represents students and their families in school related matters, focusing on matters and disputes arising under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Lori is routinely involved in d... More info

 

Hope N. Kirsch, Special Education Law ExpertHope N. Kirsch
Hope N. Kirsch is a special education attorney with the law firm of Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC in Arizona.  She represents students with disabilities and their families in school related matters, ranging from attending IEPs to Due Process hearings.  Hope is a veteran special education teacher and s... More info

 
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    Event Title: Postsecondary Transition Plan: Life After School for Special Education Students
    Presenter(s): Lori Kirsch Goodwin , Hope N. Kirsch

 
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