From the NCHCY Website: “There’s a very simple and common sense reason why IDEA 2004 requires that students with disabilities be invited to attend every IEP meeting where postsecondary transition goals will be considered: It’s their lives.
And those lives are changing. Adulthood is approaching, and with it will come a world of responsibilities and choices. Who’s the primary stakeholder in that life ahead? The student. Who better to choose the path ahead, the job or the next schooling, than the student? Who better to ponder what career, what leisure pasttimes, what community participation? Student involvement in planning ahead makes all the sense in the world.
This resource page will connect you and yours with resources you can use to involve students with disabilities in planning their own transitions into adulthood…”
Read More at NCHCY… Students Get Involved! — National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities.