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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 (more ...)

At time of this presentation Dr. Kortering was 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)

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.


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