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Adulting Shorts: The “TEA” on IEPs Part 1

Date Posted: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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This info-comic is for high school students to help them understand what an Individualized Educational Plan or IEP is, what transition planning is, and the importance of the student being involved in them.

Find Part 2 here.
Find Part 3 here.

This info-comic is based on work by the Translating Evidence to Support Transitions (TEST) team (NIDILRR Grant number 90DP0080). 

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Artwork by Marina Gatesy-Davis

Subject Area

Education and Training, Transition Age Youth


high school students, Individualized Educational Plan, mental health conditions, emotional disturbance, special education, transition planning, young adults, IEPs, education, employment, transition age youth, mental health

Suggested Citation

Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research & Gatesy-Davis, M. (2021). Adulting Shorts: The “TEA” on IEPs Part 1. Worcester, MA: UMass Chan Medical School, Department of Psychiatry, Implementation Science and Practice Advances Research Center (iSPARC), Learning & Working RRTC.