General Transition Resources

National Web Sites
Social Security Administration
Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

US Department. of Labor
Accommodations Resources for Federal Managers and Employees
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
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.


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
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.

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.

Wrightslaw 
Accurate, reliable information about special education law, education law, and advocacy for children with disabilities.
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Presentation slides for “Balancing Responsibilities: District and WAI” by Chris LeRoy, Transition Program Manager, San Bernardino City USD and Cher Koleszar, Education Consultant, East ValleySELPA. 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.    17713k v. 2 Apr 29, 2015, 9:42 AM WorkAbility Central
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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.    2534k v. 1 Apr 29, 2015, 9:42 AM WorkAbility Central
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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.  Feb 23, 2016, 3:04 PM Tedra Trimm
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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.   2486k v. 2 Apr 29, 2015, 9:42 AM WorkAbility Central
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A comprehensive guide with activities and resources to guide students with disabilities from high school to postsecondary success.  Mar 24, 2016, 2:36 PM Tedra Trimm
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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  Feb 23, 2016, 3:14 PM Tedra Trimm
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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.    1699k v. 1 Apr 29, 2015, 9:42 AM WorkAbility Central
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2012/2013 WorkAbility 1 Mentor Committee Training and Resource Guides    18041k v. 4 Apr 29, 2015, 9:43 AM WorkAbility Central