Transition Services: Did You Know They’re Included in an IEP? Sep 16, 2013

If your child has an Individualized Education Program (IEP) at school, you should be aware that planning for your child's future after high school is one of the components of the program.

Eight years ago, some changes were made to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) regarding the transition services it includes. The law strives to help your child move from secondary school to adulthood by providing rules for schools to follow. Yet many parents of students with learning disabilities who have an IEP don'trealize these services are available, orlearn about them too late to make the best use of them. Read the full article.