Texas Transition Services
What are Transition Services:
§300.43 Transition services.
(a) Transition services means a coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability that—
(1) Is designed to be within a results-oriented process, that is focused on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child with a disability to facilitate the child’s movement from school to post-school activities, including postsecondary education, vocational education, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living, or community participation;
(2) Is based on the individual child’s needs, taking into account the child’s strengths, preferences, and interests; and includes—
(ii) Related services;
(iii) Community experiences;
(iv) The development of employment and other post-school adult living objectives; and
(v) If appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills and provision of a functional vocational evaluation.
(b) Transition services for children with disabilities may be special education, if provided as specially designed instruction, or a related service, if required to assist a child with a disability to benefit from special education.
Texas Transition Student Centered Transitions Netwtork
The Texas Transition Student Centered Transtions Network website offers additional guidance and resources on creating new pathways for a successful adult life for students with disabilitites.
Parent’s Guide to Early Childhood Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education
Supporting Early Childhood Transitions
Texas Transition Next Steps to Independence Guide
TEA Texas Transtion and Employment Guide-English
TEA Texas Trantion and Employment Guide-Spanish