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Transition Services & Planning - Chapter Summary
Take a look at this series of short and simple lessons to study transition services and planning in special education. Our expert instructors will show you what transition planning is used for in special education, and you'll examine the IEP transition plan template. You'll also see why teachers should encourage self-reflection and self-advocacy for students who have learning disabilities. By the end of the chapter, you should be able to:
- Understand the concept of transition planning in special education
- Identify the components of the IEP transition plan template
- Teach life skills to children and high school students
- Explain the importance of self-reflection and self-advocacy for students who have learning disabilities
Each lesson comes with a short quiz to help you reinforce your understanding of the material. Study the chapter at your own pace and submit questions to our instructors if you need any extra help. For your convenience, we've made these lessons and quizzes available 24/7 and accessible on any Internet-connected device.
1. Transition Planning & Special Education
In this lesson, we'll cover the basics of transition planning for special education students, including what teachers need to do to make sure their students are ready to enter the adult world.
2. IEP Transition Plan Template
Transitioning students out of the special education system can be rewarding but also challenging. This lesson provides a template for creating an IEP transition plan to help outline the steps in writing.
3. Teaching Life Skills to Children
This engaging lesson addresses a very important part of growing up, learning life skills. This lesson will review what life skills are and give examples on teaching some of the important ones within the classroom.
4. Teaching Life Skills to High School Students
There are many life skills that are beneficial for students to know. Discover which life skills are essential for high school students and the most effective ways to teach them.
5. Self-Advocacy & Self-Reflection for Students with Learning Disabilities
Helping students with learning disabilities become self-advocates and build on self-reflection skills is a critical step in their education. Teachers play an important role in these steps that will help students become independent learners.
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Other chapters within the GACE Special Education General Curriculum (581): Practice & Study Guide course
- Instructional Strategies Overview
- Strategies & Tools for Special Education Teachers
- Teaching Strategies for Different Learning Styles
- Adapting the Classroom for Different Learning Styles
- The Learning Environment & Student Health
- Human Development & Disability Identification & Impact
- Major Student Disability Categories
- Individualized Education Plans & Special Education
- Types of Assessment & Special Education Classrooms
- Special Education Rules & Legislation
- Teacher Responsibilities & Communication in SPED
- GACE Special Education General Curriculum Flashcards