#87 - IEP Adult Transition Planning: Is It Working?
Transition planning begins during the teen years and becomes part of the IEP between the ages of 14 - 16. Does the process work? Are we focusing on the right areas?
Mary Susan McConnell, Ed.D, shares results and implications of her research which aimed to answer 3 key questions:
1) Actual Post Secondary IDEA Outcomes
2) Identifying the Most Significant Challenges Upon Leaving the System
3) Parental Input on the Effectiveness of Transition Teams and Suggestions for Improvement
Guest, Mary Susan McConnell hosts the widely popular Mama Bear Podcast. Her mission is to help women around the world hear other people say the things they are already feeling. As the mom to a child with profound special needs, she knows the power of connecting with other people who get it. Mary Susan’s mission is to help women feel seen, breathe deeper, and approach their lives with a sense of bravery, excitement, and perhaps a little bit of humor.
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Related LOMAH Podcast Episodes:
Episodes 86 - 97: Transition Planning Series
Episode 49: Person Centered Planning
Episode 31: Transition Planning to Guide IEP Goals
Episode 30: Legal Rights After 18
Episode 25: Think College
Episodes 22 & 23: Housing - 4 Things to Start Doing Now with the Autism Housing Network
Episode 21: The Family Home & ADU Housing Model
Episode 18: Housing: 5 Takeaways