Resources

Transition Planning The Basics Fall 2017  
I Want To Work...I Know I Can  

Access to Resources ~ For Students with Disabilities
Access

CWA Conference 2016
CWS Session 1 Powerpoint
CWS Session 2 Powerpoint
CWS Session 3 Powerpoint

COP on Secondary Transition Webinars


COP on Secondary Transition Webinars- 2013 Click the links below: 
These resources reflect national research and best practices in the area of transition.

Transition Standards  
National Standards on Secondary Education and Transition: http://www.ncset.org/teleconferences/transcripts/2005_01.asp
California Department of Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov/
Transition to Adult Living An Information and Resource Guide: http://www.sacramentoasis.com/docs/3-01-09/transition-final-08.pdf
Guideposts for Success http://www.ncwd-youth.info

Employer Guideposts for Success 
Transition Legislation 
IDEA 2004 Transition

Postschool Outcome Center http://www.psocenter.org/
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center http://www.nsttac.org/

Interagency Links  
Federal 
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation http://www.rehab.cahwnet.gov/
Office of Disability Employment Policy http://www.dol.gov/odep/
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation http://www2.ed.gov/osers
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition http://www.ncset.org
Department of Labor http://www.dol.gov
Social Security http://www.ssa.gov

State
CA Department of Vocational Rehabilitation http://www.dor.ca.gov
CA Developmental Disabilities Services http://www.dds.ca.gov
CA Chancellor’s Office for Community Colleges http://www.cccco.edu
Governor’s Committee on Employment for People with Disabilities
California Career Resource Network (CalCRN) http://www.californiacareers.info/ 

Other Valuable Resources
A Guide For Young People With Disabilities Transitioning To Adulthood http://tknlyouth.sdsu.edu/
National Career Development Guidelines http://acrn.ovae.org/ncdg.htm
California Career Center https://www.calcareercenter.org/

Housing information

The following pages provide access to quality transition resources as recommended in the Guideposts for Success. These resources are meant to add to the resources currently available through the Transition to Adult Living Guide 
School Prepatory Experiences 
In order to perform at optimal levels in all educational settings, all youth need to participate in educational programs grounded in standards, clear performance expectations and graduation exit options based upon meaningful, accurate an relevant indicators of student learning and skills. 
Elements of Quality Transition System, Web-Based Resources, 
Contextual Learning and Teaching 
(Integration of career development, workplace skills and transition into the standards driven curriculum).

Financial Literacy http://www.jumpstart.org
Resources for curriculum integration http://www.edutopia.org

Academic and CTE Standards 
California Core Academic Standards http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/cc/
California Career Technical Standards http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/ct/sf/documents/ctestandards.pdf

Multiple Assessments 
(Transition assessments, learning styles, functional skills evaluation, formal, informal and situational age appropriate evaluations of strengths, preferences, interests and transition needs).
Transition Readiness Questionnaire http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/ccs/Documents/TRAQ.pdf

Multiple Intelligences 
Learning styles 
Career Planning Begins with Assessment manual http://www.ncwd-youth.info

Functional Skills 
Life Skills evaluation http://www.casey.org Casey Foundation

Knowledge and Access to learning accommodations while in school 
Accommodation, Modification http://www.schwablearning.org

Colleges and Universities have specific sites for information about accommodation protocols- Disability Student Program and Services 
Use of individual personal transition planning 
Role of Transition in the IEP and curriculum planning

Career Preparation and Work Based Learning Experiences 
Career preparation and work-based learning experiences are essential in order for youth to form and develop aspirations and make informed choices about careers. These experiences can be provided during the school day or through after school programs and will require collaboration with other organizations and employers. 
Elements of Quality Transition System. Web-Based Resources, 
Career Assessments, 
California Career Zone https://www.calcareercenter.org/
Career Assessment Manual http://www.ncwd-youth.info
Personal Data Wizard http://www.hrop.org/wizard/
Career assessment http://www.careerpath.com/

Exposure to post secondary education and other lifelong learning opportunities. Organizing peer mentoring programs 
Tours of post secondary education programs http://www.csumentor.edu

Exposure to career opportunities that lead to a living wage, including information about educational requirements, entry requirements and income and benefit potential and asset accumulations
Handbook for Implementing A comprehensive Workbased Learning Program http://www.ncset.org/publications/essentialtools/flsa/
Reality Check-what it costs to live https://www.cacareerzone.org/budget/
Training designed to improve job seeking skills and work-place basic skills.
21st Century Skills http://www.p21.org/


Work Based Career Exploration Activities 
On the job training experiences, including service learning that are directly linked to a program of study and school credit. 
Understand relationship between benefits planning and career choices
Disability benefits and working http://www.disabilitybenefits101.org
Benefit planning resources http://www.communityinclusion.org
Communicate disability related work support / accommodation needs 
Job Accommodation Network http://askjan.org/

Entrepreneurial 
Mind Your Own Business http://www.mindyourownbiz.org/

Youth Development and Leadership 
Youth development is a process that prepares young people to meet the challenges of adolescence and adulthood through a coordinated, progress series of activities and experiences which help them gain skills and competencies. 
Elements of Quality Transition System, Web-Based Resources, 
Mentoring Activities. 
Paving the Way to Work-Career focused Mentor guide
Exposure to role models, including role models with disabilities. 
The Worksite for Youth http://www.eeoc.gov/youth//
One-stop site for stories, news and tools for action by and for children & youth http://sparkaction.org/

LD Manual on Self Advocacy http://www.ldpride.net/selfadvocacy.htm

Exposure and participation in personal leadership and youth development activities including community service. 
Leading National Youth Leadership Network http://www.nyln.org/
Do Something (Community Service Projects) http://www.dosomething.org
Forum for Youth Investment http://www.forumforyouthinvestment.org

Student Led IEPS 
http://www.kings.k12.ca.us/SELPA/Secondary%20Transition%20Resources/1-Transition%20Materials%20for%20Program%20or%20Training%20Purposes/8-Materials%20for%20the%20Teacher/Student%20Led%20IEP/4.1%20Student%20Led%20IEP%20Meeting%20Standards.pdf

An understanding of disability history, culture and disability public policy as well as rights and responsibilities. 
Disability Rights http://www.dol.gov/odep
Disability Information http://www.makoa.org/index.htm
Challenges of Mental Health Needs Tunnels and Cliffs

Acquisition of appropriate assistive technologies 
Web Accessibility in Mind http://www.webaim.org

Disability Information for Parents 
National Center for Learning Disabilities
IDEA Parent Guide

National Center on Special Education and Transition
Resources for parents