Using this Website
This website is designed to help students and family members navigate the transition planning process. Youth with disabilities often face unique challenges as they prepare for life after school. Understanding the options, resources, and supports that are available can be overwhelming.
In Massachusetts Public Schools, the transition planning process begins when a student turns 14. As the student gets closer to graduation, their IEP Team will consider how to prepare them for a successful adult life. Considerations include:
We invite you to explore the site and learn more about the transition planning process. If you are a parent or guardian of a student with a disability, we encourage you to discuss these topics with your child's special education liaison. Please contact the website administrators regarding site-specific content.