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Transition

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Transition

  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. http://www.abledata.com </li></ul><ul><li>RESNA: Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America http://www.resna.org </li></ul><ul><li>ATA: The Alliance for Technology Access http://www.ataccess.orgproviding </li></ul><ul><li>Information Resources DisabilityInfo http://www.disabilityinfo.gov </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>NARIC: National Rehabilitation Information Center http://naric.com </li></ul><ul><li>JAN: Job Accommodation Network www.jan.wvu.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Occupational Information Network http://www.online.onetcenter.org </li></ul><ul><li>JOB: Just One Break, Inc. http://www.justonebreak.com </li></ul>
  11. 12. <ul><li>Braille and Talking Books Library http://www.perkins.org </li></ul><ul><li>Rehabilitation Services Administration http://www.ed.gov/about.offices.osers.rsa </li></ul><ul><li>Workforce Investment Act of 1998 http://www.afscme.org/pol-leg/wiahome.htm </li></ul>

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