Term School to Adult Life Transition Services
Code HH-8000.8500-800
Definition Programs within the formal education system that prepare students with disabilities age 16 and older (and younger students, where appropriate) to make a successful transition to adult life. Transition services are provided while students are still in school, consist of coordinated activities, include both classroom instruction and related community experiences, where appropriate, and teach students the knowledge and skills they will need for postschool activities such as employment, postsecondary education, vocational training, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living and community participation.
Created 1/7/98
Changed 10/2/06
Use References High School Transition Services
Transition Services for Disabled High School Students
See Also References
External Classification Terms Education (USA ED-170)
Education (CAN ED-170)
Special Education (NPC B04.20)
Special Education for Socially/Economically Disadvantaged (UW
Special Education for the Developmentally Disabled (UW
Special Education for the Emotionally Disturbed (UW
Special Education for the Linguistically/Culturally Handicap (UW
Special Education-Physical/Sensory/Health Handicaps (UW
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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