There are also some good resources online to help your teen manage their transition.
Click on the link below to see a useful online resource. (It will open in a new tab.)
Teen health and transition info
From Louisiana Children's Special Health Services
- The Youth Transition Toolkit was created for California but it has lots of useful info for children in any state.
This covers transitioning from the IEP, diploma options, legal matters like guardianship and trusts, college education, housing and community living, employment and health. (68 pages)
It's created for teens with autism but has good information for people with other disabilities
Sources: Louisiana Children's Special Health Services, California Health Improvement Incentives Project, Autism Speaks