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  1. 1. Transition to the Adult World --for Student Learning Margarita Mendiola ED 443—Assistive Technology Dr. J. Cyrus June 30, 2008
  2. 2. Objectives <ul><li>Know types of accommodations that can help school aged students with transition to the next level of education </li></ul><ul><li>Be introduced to websites and assistive tools to help with these transitions </li></ul>
  3. 3. Student Learning <ul><li>New Adjustments </li></ul><ul><li>New Experiences </li></ul><ul><li>Considerations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>**Must be addressed in the IEP </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Elementary School <ul><ul><li>Incorporation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Career Exploration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Styles </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Middle School and Secondary Level <ul><li>Understand where interests lie </li></ul><ul><li>Start making life long goals </li></ul><ul><li>Self Determination </li></ul><ul><li>Self Advocacy </li></ul>
  6. 6. Self Advocacy What it means to me…
  7. 7. Self Advocacy & Me
  8. 8. Self Advocacy In Action
  9. 9. Tools for Transition <ul><li>Assistive Technology and Rehabilitation Equipment. </li></ul><ul><li>RESNA: Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America </li></ul><ul><li>ATA: The Alliance for Technology Access http://www.ataccess.orgproviding </li></ul><ul><li>Information Resources DisabilityInfo </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>NARIC: National Rehabilitation Information Center </li></ul><ul><li>JAN: Job Accommodation Network </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Information Network </li></ul><ul><li>JOB: Just One Break, Inc. </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Braille and Talking Books Library </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation Services Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Investment Act of 1998 </li></ul>