Transition resources for parents
Planning the Transition from School to Adult Life
Transition to Adulthood
Special Education and Advocacy Guide
America’s Career Resource Network
The NTSC and ACRN have developed brochures for parents who want to help their children with career development. The brochures are in English and Spanish, and are grouped under five topic areas:
All resources on the ACRN parent page support No Child Left Behind (NCLB), the education reform legislation signed into law by President Bush in 2002. If you want to learn more, please take a look at this short paper, "America’s Career Resource Network Parents’ Guide and How it Supports No Child Left Behind" (WORD).
Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) and Academic SuccessFederal law guarantees your special needs child an Individual Education Plan to help him or her achieve in school.
Communicating with Your Child's School and IEP TeamCommunication is key to ensuring that your child gets the most from his or her IEP.
Transition Services: Moving from High School to Further Education and WorkYou and your child can plan for the transition to adult life with the help of your child's IEP team.
Financial Aid for Post High School OptionsFinancial aid and other services are available to help your special needs child attend college and do well once there.