General Transition Resources

National Web Sites

Social Security Administration

US Department of Education

US Department. of Justice

Americans with Disabilities Act

Disability Rights Section

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

US Department. of Labor

Accommodations Resources

Enforcement Guidance on Reasonable Accommodation and Undue Hardship under the ADA


Employers and the ADA: Myths and Facts

Employment Law Guide

U.S. Department of Labor - Wage and Hour Division

Interviewing Applicants with Disabilities

Mentoring Youth with Disabilities

Office of Disability Employment Policy

People with Disabilities: Fulfilling Your Business Goals

Recruiting Candidates with Disabilities

Tips for Ensuring Access for Applicants with Disabilities

The Job Accommodation Network

California Web Sites

California Department of Education

California Employment Development Department

Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act

Department of Rehabilitation

California Workforce Investment Board

Resource Websites

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

For The Success Of Each Learner - Helps teachers discover research-based strategies they can implement to improve learning in their schools.

Association of Career and Technical Educators

Largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers.

California Association of Regional Occupational Centers and Programs

Promotes and supports ROCPs in providing exemplary career education, career development, and workforce preparation that contribute to student academic and career success.

California Association of Work Experience Educators

Supports work-based learning professionals to develop, promote and improve high quality programs.

California Career Zone

Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities — This Guide includes numerous quick reference charts, tables, and tools for counselors, career advisors, and other professionals who work directly with youth. In-depth information is provided on a variety of topics including the types and impact of learning disabilities, needed supports, and research-based interventions.

Friends Of Californians With Disabilities, Inc.

Develops statewide and national partnerships to increase employment and independent living opportunities for people with disabilities.

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition

Coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) — The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. The NCWD/Youth, created in 2001, is composed of partners with expertise in education, youth development, disability, employment, workforce development and family issues

National Youth Employment Coalition

Networking to improve the effectiveness of organizations that seek to help youth become productive citizens.

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights (PACER)

Expands opportunities and enhance the quality of life of children and young adults with disabilities and their families.

Taking charge of your education: Transition Planning for Your Future — A comprehensive guide with activities and resources to guide students with disabilities from high school to postsecondary success.


Accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.

Balancing Responsibilities.pdf

Presentation slides for “Balancing Responsibilities: District and WAI” by Chris LeRoy, Transition Program Manager, San Bernardino City USD and Cher Koleszar, Education Consultant, East Valley SELPA. In this presentation you will: Take a look at Transition Services in federal law; Address compliance issues for districts who address Transition Mandate through special projects only; Define and give examples for Big T and little t services; Suggestion for Array of Responsibilities in your district; Provide next steps with a Transition Planning packet.

Balancing The Four Rs.pdf

Presentation slides for “Balancing the Four Rs: A Plan for Transition Implementation” by Chris LeRoy, Transition Program Manager, San Bernardino City USD and Cher Koleszar, Education Consultant, East Valley SELPA. With this presentation you will: Establish a Framework for Transition Implementation Plan; Review the Four Rs of Transition; Provide Sample Action Steps Based on the Four Rs; Provide a Toolkit for Plan Development.


This guide is a resource to help families in the Riverside community identify resources and to help make the move from school to adult living as seamless as possible.

Toolkit for Plan Development.pdf

Toolkit for Plan Development with Guided Resources. Edited/Developed by Cher Koleszar and Chris LeRoy. Includes: Building an Effective Transition Framework, Process Strategies for Success; Indicator 13 Resources; Quality Indicators of Exemplary Transition Programs, Needs Assessment Instrument.

Mentoring Committee Documents

2012/2013 WorkAbility 1 Mentor Committee Training and Resource Guides