Life is full of transitions. One of the most important transitions occurs when students get ready to head out into the world as young adults (between the ages of 18 and 21). This page provides resources for young adults, families, and professionals to guide a smooth transition towards post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.
On this page:
- Pennsylvania Secondary Transition Guide
- Secondary Transition Guides, from PaTTAN
- Middle School Success: The Path to Graduation (P2G)
- Graduation ABCs
- Using an Early Warning System (EWS) to Increase Graduation Rates of Students with Disabilities
- How to Increase Graduation Rates for Students with Disabilities
- CAPS School Attendance: Strategies for Schools, Families, and Youth
Pennsylvania Secondary Transition Guide
This website, which is continually updated, provides youth, young adults, families, and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.
PA Secondary Transition Guide, PaTTAN
Secondary Transition Guides, from PaTTAN
The following series of family-friendly one-page documents are designed to provide brief, concise overviews of prioritized topics that address what parents and family members should consider when supporting their youth in preparing for post-secondary education, employment, and independent living.
Click on the images below to download documents.
Entitlement vs. Eligibility
Exploring the Option of a Two or Four Year College
Financial Fundamentals: Discussion Starters
Post-Secondary Education Expectations
Promoting Independent Living While Still in School
Preparing for Employment
The Charting the LifeCourse Framework was created by families to help individuals and families of all abilities and all ages to develop a vision for a good life, think about what they need to know and do, identify how to find or develop supports, and discover what it takes to live the lives they want.
Middle School Success: The Path to Graduation (P2G)
The Path to Graduation (P2G) will provide intensive, ongoing professional development and coaching using evidence-based instructional and adult learning practices that will build the capacity of schools to address the academic and behavioral needs to middle school students with disabilities, in particular, students identified with emotional disturbance.
Check off ways that lead to success and graduation! For additional information to increase graduation rates, including Early Warning Systems Data Analysis Protocol for Individual Students: www.pattan.net.
¡Marca las cosas que has hecho para tener éxito y graduarte! Para recibir información adicional para aumentar los índices de graduación, incluyendo un protocolo de análisis de datos del sistema de advertencia temprana para estudiantes individuales, visite: www.pattan.net.
Cómo usar un Sistema de alerta temprana (EWS, por sus siglas en inglés) para aumentar los índices de graduación de los estudiantes con discapacidades
Esta publicación, de Hispanos Unidos para Niños Excepcionales (HUNE), trata sobre EWS para que los estudiantes aumenten las tasas de graduación de los estudiantes con discapacidades.
¿Cómo aumentar los índices de graduación de los estudiantes que tienen discapacidades?
Esta publicación trata de aumentar las tasas de graduación para estudiantes con discapacidades.