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Transition Talks workshop: Student-Centered IEPs: A Pathway to Stronger Transition Outcomes

In our 2nd Transition Talks workshop, learn how to foster and support a student-led IEP experience. Supporting students to be self-determined in their IEP meetings helps develop leadership and self-advocacy skills that are paramount in later transition outcomes.

About the webinar

In the 2nd Transition Talks workshop in our 2023 – 24 series, learn how to foster and support a student-centered IEP experience. Supporting students to be self-determined in their IEP meetings helps develop leadership and self-advocacy skills that are paramount in later transition outcomes.

Speakers

Leslie Thatcher, Director of Program Development and Strategy, Perkins Transition Center

Ann Phelan, Manager of Resources and Engagement, Perkins Transition Center

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About Transition Talks

Transition Talks workshops are a series of monthly, virtual workshops hosted by Perkins and industry experts, designed to help you plan your blind or visually impaired young adult’s future after High School. These workshops are open to families from across the country. Throughout the year, we’re tackling robust topics including the self-determined IEP, housing options, college pathways for young adults with disabilities, state and federal benefits, guardianship, financial and legal planning and more.

Professional Credits

If you would like to earn professional credits (PDP, ACVREP, CTLE, CE) for this webinar, head on over to Perkins eLearning.

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