Every transition in child’s life brings on new challenges.  There are many different transitions:

  • Early Intervention to Preschool
  • Preschool to Kindergarten
  • Kindergarten to Grade 1
  • Lower elementary Grades 1-3 to upper Elementary Grades 4-5
  • Elementary to Middle school
  • Middle to High school
  • High school to working (on the job training)
  • High school to skill training, a certificate program (life skills, job skills, academic skills)
  • High school to college (college courses, 2 year program, 4 year program

External resources:
Wrightslaw guide to transitions.
Massachusetts Postsecondary Transition Planning:

Transition Goals Examples Sheet

IEP Transition Planning Form (TPF)

LD Online: Transition school to work
College or Training Programs: How to Decide, By: PACER Center (2006)
Transition Coalition

Council for Learning Disabilities