This site contains information and resources to help with the transition process.
The Overview of Services and Transition Timeline introduce topics covered throughout this site.
Parent Transition Survey Please complete this survey as a guide for setting goals and creating a plan for transition. The information you provide will help keep ongoing record for you and your IEP team. Thank you!
Use the menu to explore transition topics and resources in greater detail
Transition planning: Collaborative process to identify goals and plan for student success after graduation
PerformCare: If eligible after applying, services for students with I/DD are provided until age 21
Guardianship: Protects students unable to legally make life decisions (finances, education, healthcare, etc)
SSI: Supplemental Security Income financial assistance (apply for eligibility at age 18 if appropriate)
Medicaid: Provided with SSI, Medicaid is important and is required for DDD services
DVRS: Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services will provide pre-employment services for students 14+ if eligible. Services are also provided after graduation to help individuals accomplish employment goals.
DDD: Division of Developmental Disabilities provides a variety of services needed for daily living and employment
NJCAT: When applying for DDD, this survey assesses student needs. Results determine budget for services
Support Coordinator: Helps students and families effectively use their budget for DDD services
Postsecondary Options: College programs, Accomodations, Employment Training, Preparation and Planning
The NJ Arc ONLINE BINDER: Tool to organize documentation for the IEP, PerformCare, SSI, DVRS and DDD