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An IEP is an individualized education plan written in public school for children ages 3 to 21 that by law, describes the special education services and goals for a student with an identified disability. Special ed services involve different techniques that help the student in a way that typical instruction cannot. Transition services are plans within the IEP that address specific needs in relation to life after high school.
Originally published as: Transitions RTC Tip Sheet 4, 2011.
Education and Training, Transition Age Youth
IEP, Individualized Education Plan, Spanish
Whitney J, Smith LM. Teens on IEPs: Making My “Transition” Services Work for Me [English and Spanish versions]. Psychiatry Information in Brief 2012;8(17):1067. https://doi.org/10.7191/pib.1067. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol8/iss17/1
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