Tag Archives: Adult services for students with disabilities

Transition Services: The Buck Stops Where?

Published on August 23, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

legitimate work from home One of the most important aspects of the IDEA, about which I speak and write often, is the requirement for Transition Services.  In an upshot, these are the services which are designed to prepare students with disabilities to become adults.  Now, I would argue that ALL special education services should be […]

The “Summary of Performance” of a Student’s Special Needs

Published on June 14, 2009 by Jennifer Laviano

When the IDEA was reauthorized by Congress in 2004, a number of changes were made to the statute.  One such change was the creation of the Summary of Performance (“SOP”) for students who have IEPs and are either graduating from high school, or being exited from special education services due to “aging out” of the […]