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Spring Lunch & Learn Webinars: Part 3 of 3: Next Steps: Preparing Students for Post-Secondary Education
Friday, May 17, 2024, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM CDT
Category: Webinars

Register Here: Spring Lunch & Learn Webinar Series

Spring Lunch & Learn Webinar Series: Part 3 of 3

While the age of transition according to IDEA 2004 states we should begin preparing students for the transition to adulthood at age 15, the work can begin well before that age. School psychologists and other IEP team members can promote student success by allowing opportunities for decision making, helping them to understand their rights and various pathways, and explicitly teaching the skills needed to become a self-determined individual. The National Center for Learning Disabilities stated in their 2017 report on education, "Though abilities associated with self-determination, such as goal setting, problem solving, and decision making are essential to future success, they are often trivialized as soft skills and regulated to the backburner of academic curricula." (NCLD, 2017) This presentation promotes the use of free and low cost tools that can be utilized in the course of evaluations and IEP services to promote this work as well as an overview of the comparison between K-12 supports and post-secondary supports through Section 504.

Presenter: Amber Harris, PhD, NCSP 


In this session, participants will:

1) Learn more about students with disabilities who are entering college and common barriers to access.

2) Understand the differences in legislation that support students with disabilities in post secondary education.

3) Learn how we can coach the necessary skills to overcome common barriers to access.

4) Learn about free and low cost resources to support transition planning and self-determination skills for all ages.

NASP Domains

Domain 2: Consultation and Collaboration

Domain 3: Academic Interventions and Instructional Supports

Domain 7: Family, School, and Community Collaboration

Domain 8: Equitable Practices for Diverse Student Populations

Earn: 2.0 NASP Approved CPD Contact Hours for attending the synchronous webinar Part 3 of 3 

Price: 3, 2-hour webinars $75 total for Members, $100 total for Nonmembers. Remember to Login to your member profile prior to registering for your member discount.

Contact: Jamie Raborn, PhD, NCSP, LSPA GPR Co-Chair