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Teens on IEPs: Making My “Transition” Services Work for Me

Tip Sheet - Revised 2015 - English and Spanish Versions

By: Jennifer Whitney and Lisa Smith

Abstract

An IEP is an individualized education plan written in public school for children ages 3 to 21 that by law, describes the special education services and goals for a student with an identified disability. Special ed services involve different techniques that help the student in a way that typical instruction cannot. Transition services are plans within the IEP that address specific needs in relation to life after high school.

Originally published as: Transitions RTC Tip Sheet 4, 2011.

A Spanish translation of this publication is available for download below.

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Los adolescentes con IEPs - Haciendo que mis servicios de transicion funcionen para mi.pdf
Spanish translation

young adult stamp of approval  Young adult approved tip sheet

Subject Area

Education and Training, Transition Age Youth (TAY)

Keywords

IEP, Individualized Education Plan, Spanish

Repository Citation

Whitney J, Smith LM. Teens on IEPs: Making My “Transition” Services Work for Me [English and Spanish versions]. Psychiatry Information in Brief 2012;8(17):1067. https://doi.org/10.7191/pib.1067. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol8/iss17/1