Free Registration – Transition Planning for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities

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Perkins School for the Blind is again offering this online course to NFADB families free of charge.  If you are interested in this opportunity please contact directly Mary Zatta, mary.zatta@perkins.org  Director of Professional Development and she will register you for this Fall online course beginning September 21, 2020.

Perkins eLearning is pleased to have Betsy McGinnity returning this Fall for an online course, Transition Planning for Students with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities.

The transition from special education to post school life presents significant challenges to students, their families and their educational teams. This course helps members of the educational team become more effective transition team members.

This course will:

  • Provide information about community resources and adult services.
  • Provide an overview transition planning, including the current legal requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), with a focus on the specific implications for students with visual impairments and multiple disabilities.
  • Provide information about interagency collaboration and effective strategies for collaborating with families.
  • Address the purpose of transition assessment and introduce several transition assessment tools.
  • Provide information about the required components of transition plans and action plans.