Postsecondary Transition Plan: Life After School for Special Education Students (EDU852C)

Presented By: Hope N Kirsch , Esq., Lori Kirsch Goodwin , Esq.
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Event Details
  • Pre-recorded Webinar
  • 60 minutes
  • Wed, August 19, 2015
Event Description

Post-Secondary Transition for Special Education Students: Legal Obligations of Schools and Legal Rights of Parents

Students with disabilities face enormous challenges after graduating or aging out of school. A transition plan can and should help them transition to life after high school and prepare them for further education, employment and independent living. Learn how to write a transition plan to help students with disabilities succeed in the world after public school.

This program by experts Hope Kirsch, M.A. (Ed.), Esq. and Lori Kirsch-Goodwin, Esq., provides a comprehensive overview of the post-secondary transition process for students with disabilities as they prepare to life after public school. They are the ones who face the greatest challenges out in the world of post-secondary school, employment and independent living. A transition plan can and should be developed to help these students prepare for and manage the changes ahead.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn effective and appropriate transition assessments;
  • Learn effective and appropriate transition plans;
  • Learn how to write post-secondary goals into an IEP;
  • Learn the 8 secondary IEP transition requirements so that the Indicator 13 responsibilities can be met;
  • Learn the notice of the transfer of rights at age 18 for students approaching the age of majority.

Session Highlights:

  • Developing a comprehensive, meaningful and useful IEP post-secondary transition plans for students with special education needs
  • The federal law governing post-secondary planning for students with disabilities
  • The transition planning process that involves end of high school to further education, independent living and employment
  • The post-secondary transition IEP requirements (Indicator 13)
  • What agencies to call on for post-secondary services?

Who Should Attend

  • School Administrators
  • Special Education Teachers and Staff
  • Parents of children with disabilities
  • School Administrators
  • School Attorneys
  • Attorneys for parents
  • School District Governing
  • Board Members
  • Educational Advocates

Learn How to Write a Transition Plan to Help Special Education Students Succeed in the World

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About Our Speaker(s)

Hope N Kirsch Esq.
Hope Kirsch is a 25+ year attorney with the law firm of Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC, in Scottsdale, Arizona. She represents and advises students and their families throughout the state of Arizona in all school related matters and disputes, including IEPs, due process, discipline, bullying, and restraint and seclusion... More info

 

Lori Kirsch Goodwin Esq.
Lori Kirsch-Goodwin is a special education attorney with Kirsch-Goodwin & Kirsch, PLLC, representing students with disabilities and their families throughout Arizona. For over 15 years, she has devoted her practice to obtaining appropriate educational service, supports and placements for students in schools, hospitals ... More info