Presented by the US Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.

This transition guide addresses the following topics to facilitate a seamless transition from school to postschool activities:

  • Transition planning: opportunities and programs
  • Transition services and requirements, as authorized by IDEA and the Rehabilitation Act
  • Education and employment options for students and youth with disabilities after leaving secondary school
  • Supporting decisions made by students and youth with disabilities.

This guide also includes real-life examples, a sample flow chart of the transition process, and a glossary of key terms used in the transition process.