History of Transition

Learn about important legislation, your rights and responsibilities, & how post-secondary transition has changed over the years.

Navigating the Waters to Post-Secondary Education:

A Guide for Students with Disabilities & Parents about How to Prepare for Transition to Post-Secondary Education

by Rachel Z. Roth


Connecticut Interagency Transition Task Force. (2004, September). Connecticut's Transition Training Manual and Resource Directory. Retrieved from http://portal.ct.gov/-/media/SDE/Special-Education/transition_manual.pdf


Hamblet, E. C. (2017). From High School to College: Steps to Success for Students with Disabilities. Arlington, VA: Council for Exceptional Children.


How Is College Different from High School. (n.d.). Retrieved April 26, 2018, from https://www.smu.edu/Provost/ALEC/NeatStuffforNewStudents/HowIsCollegeDifferentfromHighSchool

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education. (2015, October 16). Retrieved April 1, 2018, from    https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/transition.html


The Civil Rights of Students With Hidden Disabilities and Section 504. (2015, October 15). Retrieved April 1, 2018, from https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/hq5269.html

Thomas, S. B. (2000, April). College Students and Disability Law. Retrieved April 1, 2018, from http://www.ldonline.org/article/6082/


Wright, P. W., & Wright, P. D. (2017, November 30). Transition, Transition Services, Transition Planning. Retrieved April 1, 2018, from http://www.wrightslaw.com/info/trans.index.htm


Yellin, S., & Bertsch, C. C. (2010). Life After High School: A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley.

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