Transition Assessment, Planning & Curriculum

These are great tools to support the transition planning process including transition assessments that capture students’ Preferences, Interests, Needs and Strengths (PINS).

Transition Toolkit Library — A lending library of transition curriculum and assessment tools available for educators to check out and preview through Region 7.

Starting A Community-Based Transition Program — A workbook on how to start a transition program in your school district.

Agency Specialist Transition Checklist — A tool to help keep track of a student’s IEP team members on your caseload. It also provides a checklist of valuable transition activities that can be documented and planned out during transition years.

Transition Needs Chart — A checklist of valuable transition activities.

IEP Transition Planning — A cheat sheet on how to write transition plans in the IEP.

Employee Social Skills Check List — An informal transition assessment to help identify students’ social skills in the workplace.

Parent Transition Survey — A valuable survey to assess parents’ needs and expectations of their son/daughter’s future, providing vital information that can lead to successful transition planning.

Transition Assessment Toolkit —  Transition Assessments can be checked out through HDESD.

Transition Evidence-Based Best Practices — Provides teachers with information about which teaching method in secondary transition has been the most effective at helping students with disabilities learn skills.

My Profile — Students can create a simple on page profile to help them define who they are and what’s important to them.

Transition Assessments and Activities Matrix — Put out by the Northwest Indiana Cadre of Transition Leaders, this great tool helps teachers determine what assessments or activities might be appropriate for students.

Casey Life Skills Assessment — Casey Life Skills (CLS) is a free tool that assesses the behaviors and competencies youth need to achieve their long term goals. It aims to set youth on their way toward developing healthy, productive lives.