Middle School-High School Transition Support

This one-hour webinar provides an overview of the Transition Facilitator Asynchronous Course. Participants will learn about the key components of each of the seven online modules, as well as strategies for implementation. Instructions for course enrollment will be provided.

Vanderbilt’s Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD) will provide a collection of online modules designed specifically for LEA faculty and staff in Tennessee who work in the middle or high school setting. The purpose of this course is to help facilitate effective transition planning for students with autism spectrum disorders. Participants will be equipped with seven online modules to be used in transition planning activities in their own schools and school systems. Module topics include person-centered planning, finances, employment, postsecondary education, independent living, and the Employment and Community First (ECF) Choices program, along with a self-advocate module for students.

Participant Requirements Individual participants serving students in a middle or high school and engage in transition planning activities
Training Topics
  • Person-Centered Planning
  • Finances
  • Employment
  • Postsecondary Education
  • Independent Living
  • Employment and Community First (ECF) Choices program
  • Student Role in Transition
Workshop Format
  • Seven interactive online modules with corresponding handouts and resources
  • Implementation Planning Guide provided for use along with the modules
Proof of Attendance Participants will receive a certificate at the end of each module

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Sponsored by the Tennessee Department of Education, through the Tennessee Technical Assistance Network (TN-TAN) and available at no cost to LEAs in Tennessee.

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