Transition planning is centered on youth but guided by plans, policies, programs and roles. Learn the basics below to support your success.
Transition services and supports start with planning, both at the system or interagency level and the youth level.
Explore the state and federal policies that support your work with youth in transition.
Transition programs provide education and related services that help students with disabilities plan for moving toward independent living, employment and postsecondary education or training.
Both vocational rehabilitation agencies and schools are required by law to provide certain transition services and supports to improve postschool outcomes for youth with disabilities.
Many people can play a role in supporting youth with disabilities on their transition journey.