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Advocate Academy
Transition Assessments for
Students with Disabilities

Conducted on May 23, 2007

Presenter: Larry Kortering, Ph.D.

Larry Kortering, Ph.D.
Larry Kortering, Ph.D.
Professor, Appalachian State University
Co-Director, National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center

Webinar Materials and Archive

Webinar Archive*: This is the recording of the live event conducted on May 23, 2007. The recording is 1 hr, 13 minutes in length. You can start, stop, pause, fast forward or rewind the recording using the controls on the ReadyTalk player. (Note: Playing the archive requires FLASH Player to be installed on your computer.)

Webinar PowerPoint Presentation Handout*: This is the Handout for the Webinar presentation on Transition Assessments for Students with Disabilities. (PDF, 3 slides per page, 7 pgs)

Strategies for Parents and Advocates: This is a set of recommendations for negotiating appropriate transition assessments as part of transition planning. (PDF, 2 pgs)

Resources for Transition Assessments: This is a listing of resources for transition assessments for students with disabilities. (PDF, 1 pg)

Age Appropriate Transition Assessment Guide: This new guide from the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center provides essential information and many useful resources for transition assessments. (PDF, 14 pgs)

Summary of Performance: This document offers an explanation, technical assistance, suggested form, & two examples of the Summary of Performance required by IDEA 2004 for all special education students who are exited secondary school either by graduation with a regular diploma, or exceeding the age eligibility for FAPE under State law. (PDF, 8 pgs)

IDEA 2004 Federal Regulations and Commentary: This is a compilation of the IDEA 2004 federal regulations and analysis of comments related to transition from the U.S. Department of Education. (PDF, 62 pgs)

Advocacy in Action: Legal Issues in Transition Planning. This article synthesizes findings of a thorough review of 36 state-level administrative and district court rulings dealing with school to post-school transition planning. The findings will assist parents and advocates in the development of effective and legally sufficient Transition Plans.

Visit the National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center for additional information and resources.

*PLEASE NOTE: These materials are for the exclusive use of purchasers of Advocate Academy Webinar live events and archives. Please do not distribute or provide others with access to these materials. Thank you.

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