From Education Week:
More than three decades after the passage of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, transition planning continues to be a challenge for students, parents and educators.
With about half of students with disabilities planning to pursue postsecondary education, many are finding it tough to navigate without the active IDEA-mandated support that was provided in high school.
Transition planning can vary widely from locality to locality, which leaves parents to piece together what they can. “Here’s what I’ve learned: It’s all about networking,” said one mother. “You have to tap every avenue you can possibly identify.”