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Youth Transition Consultation and Training Services 

 

Easter Seals expertise

  • Experienced in all levels of secondary school administration
  • Involved in education at the local, regional, state and national levels
  • Knowledgeable about the legislative and regulatory environments of education in Massachusetts

Consultation

  • Collaboration with high school educators and IEP TEAMs on the promotion of successful transition
  • Observation of the school setting and student record review in order to recommend system-wide improvements across all transition services based on Massachusetts DESE educational requirements
  • Coordination of the student’s Transition Portfolio, Transition Planning Form and Summary of Performance
  • Utilization of the Transition Planning Checklist
  • Identification of appropriate career and vocational development activities and functional life skill opportunities
  • Observation of the classroom dynamics between educators and students to recommend enhancement of interpersonal communication, interaction and classroom management
  • Recommendations for a coordinated set of activities that are results-oriented and focused on the functional achievement and academic preparation of transition-aged youth with disabilities 

Training

Easter Seals will come to your school and provide in-depth training on various transition topics, including:

  • Transition Planning / IEP: The Basics
  • Transition Planning Checklist: The Overview
  • Developing a Transition Portfolio

 

Easter Seals will work with schools to tie all recommendations to appropriate transition regulations and indicators, ensuring that students gain the skills necessary to meet their post-secondary goals.

Contact Lisa Sirois, Director of Youth Transition Services

508-751-6390            lsirois@eastersealsma.org                www.EasterSealsMA.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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