Resp Transitioning Resources for Parents

Education

Promoting Self Advocacy During Transition Planning – PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives some tips on how to engage your child / teen in their transition process from high school into college / workforce.

Transition and the IEP – PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives tips on how to incorporate transition plans into an IEP to help your child / teen reach their goals for life after high school.

Transition Timeline – PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives a timeline on when to start the transition process and some milestones based on the career path your child / teen wants to take after graduation.

Work Force

Soft Skills: The “Other” Skills Needed to Get and Keep a Job! – PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives tips on how to encourage the interpersonal skills that are sometimes forgotten about.

Healthcare

Turning 18 Safely in Your Community – PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that talks about legal changes that parents should know about before their child / teen turns 18 years old.

Sample Transition Readiness Survey for Youth – PDF from GotTransition that helps your child review what they need to know to help them transition into adult care.

Sample Transition Readiness Survey for Parent/Caregivers – PDF from GotTransition that helps your review what you need to know to help your child transition into adult care.