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Basic Rights-Transition Planning

  • Westwood High School (Professional Development Room, District Administration) 200 Nahatan Street Westwood, MA, 02090 United States (map)

Basic Rights Presenter: Faith Morgan from The Federation for Children with Special Needs

This workshop provides an overview of the transition planning process for youth with disabilities ages 14-22 on IEPs. All families welcome. It is never too early to start thinking about these things and be prepared for what is coming down the pike.

Workshop Topics:

  • What is Transition and Why is It Important

  • Legal Basis for Transition Planning

  • Student Vision

  • Self Determination and Self-Advocacy

  • Student and Parent's Roles

  • Transition Planning Form (TPF)

  • Age of Majority

  • Timelines, Resources and More!

All are welcome! If you haven’t been able to attend a Basic Rights Workshop this year, now is a good time to learn or update your knowledge about your child’s rights to special education in MA.

Basic Rights-Transition Planning presented by the Federation for Children with Special Needs.

6:30-7:00-Parent Networking


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Location: Westwood High School, 220 Nahatan Street
Park in the front horseshoe parking lot off Nahatan Street. Go through the doors marked “District Administration”. Once inside follow signage to Professional Development Room.

Earlier Event: January 13
Basic Rights-Understanding the IEP
Later Event: April 13
Autism Parent Training