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Ed Resources Ohio - Transition

Find information and resources to assist with transition planning.

Go to EdResourcesOhio.org

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Backward Planning Tool

Download the Backward Planning Chart from EdResourcesOhio.

Backwards Planning Tool
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My Life - Transition Assessment

Download the "My Life" transition planning tool to use with individual student planning.

Get "My Life"

Indicator 13 - Examples/Nonexamples

Use the Indicator 13 case studies from the NSTTAC Web site.

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Indicator 13 Checklist

Use the checklist to review the postsecondary transition planning components of the IEP.

Get the I-13 Checklist
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Transition Assessment Library

Find Age Appropriate Transition Assessments.

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Ohio Means Jobs Website

Ohio's no-cost, career planning system for students, teachers and school counselors.

Go to the website
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Quick Book of Assessments

A variety of transition assessments to assist with transition planning.

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Transition Considerations Checklist

A checklist of considerations for transition planning.

Transition Activities

Examples of Coordinated Set of Activites

Ideas for transition services and activites.


A new guide published by the Institute on Community Integration at the University of Minnesota provides concrete strategies for supporting relationships between people with disabilities and members of their community. "Friends: Connecting People with Disabilities and Community Members" includes specific activities to guide users in creating a plan to connect people and build relationships. It is designed for agency staff, but can be used by parents, support coordinators, teachers, people with disabilities, and others.

The National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC), in partnership with other organizations focused on employment of youth and young adults with disabilities, has launched a newly reorganized Youth to Work Coalition (YTWC) website, accessible through NSTTAC's website: http://www.nsttac.org/ytw/home.

Read more: New Youth to Work Coalition Website

The National Center for Learning Disabilities has prepared Getting a Job 101 an e-book for teens and adults identified with learning disabilities.

Download Getting a Job 101.

New annotated bibliographies on current topics in transition, for which there is not yet an evidence base have been added to NSTTAC's website including (a) Academics and Transition-Focused Skills, (b) Transition Planning for Adjudicated Youth, (c) Comprehensive Transition Programs, (d) Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Youth and Transition Planning, (e) Mental Health and Transition Planning, and (f) Transition Curricula. To access these and other annotated bibliographies go to the Annotated Bibliographies page at the NSTTAC Web site (www.NSTTAC.org).

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Special Education Contacts

For information and resources realted to special education contact:

Post-Secondary Transition UDL Consultant
Cherie Smith


Extended Standards PBIS Consultant
Tiffini Flugga


Alternate Assessment, Extended Standards, Special Education Lead Consultant
Caryn Timmerman


Early Learning and School Readiness Consultant
Michele Bambauer


Family and Community Engagement Consultant
Kim Moritz