Guiding the Journey 14

Guiding the Journey 14: Preparing for Life After High School

The transition from school to adulthood for youth with disabilities and special healthcare needs can be challenging. It can be difficult to know where to begin or what the priorities should be. This FREE virtual training, which includes Charting the Lifecourse Tools, will help parents navigate this process and develop a vision and transition action plan with their youth.


This training is for parents or guardians of youth age 14 (or turning 14 soon) who have an IEP or
504 plan.


During this training, parents will…
Gain an understanding of their changing role;
Complete homework individualized to their youth;
Develop a customized Vision and Action Plan.

GTJ 14 Spring 2022 Flyer

Guiding the Journey 14

Guiding the Journey 14: Preparing for Life After High School

The transition from school to adulthood for youth with disabilities and special healthcare needs can be challenging. It can be difficult to know where to begin or what the priorities should be. This FREE virtual training, which includes Charting the Lifecourse Tools, will help parents navigate this process and develop a vision and transition action plan with their youth.


This training is for parents or guardians of youth age 14 (or turning 14 soon) who have an IEP or
504 plan.


During this training, parents will…
Gain an understanding of their changing role;
Complete homework individualized to their youth;
Develop a customized Vision and Action Plan.

GTJ 14 Spring 2022 Flyer

IDEA vs. Section 504

This document contains a chart that compares key components of the federal laws protecting students with disabilities.

Resource: PDF IDEA vs. Section 504
Cartas Modelo

Para asegurarse de que se comprendan sus solicitudes, inquietudes y / o preguntas, es importante documentarlas por escrito. PPMD tiene un nuevo recurso que los padres pueden usar para solicitudes y situaciones específicas. Utilice estas cartas de muestra como modelos cuando escriba las suyas propias.

Resource: PDF Cómo solicitar una notificación previa por escrito PDF Cómo Solicitar una Evaluación Independiente de Su Niño PDF Cómo Informar a la Escuela de que Ud. Tiene la Intención de Matricular a su Hijo en una Escuela Privada al Costo del Público PDF Cómo Solicitar los Expedientes Escolares de Su Niño PDF Cómo Solicitar un Cambio de Ubicación PDF Cómo Solicitar una Evaluación de Su Niño PDF Cómo Solicitar que Se Revise el IEP de Su Niño PDF Cómo Solicitar la Mediación
formulario para recopilar datos sobre el aprendizaje

Utilice este formulario para recopilar datos sobre el aprendizaje de su hijo durante el aprendizaje virtual / remoto / a distancia. Después de completar el formulario, debe compartirlo con el IEP o el equipo 504 de su hijo.

Resource: PDF formulario para recopilar datos sobre el aprendizaje
Model Letters

To make sure your requests, concerns and/or questions are understood, it is important to document them in writing. PPMD has a new resource that parents can use for specific requests and situations. Use these samples letters as models when you write your own.

Resource: PDF Discussing a Problem PDF Requesting a Due Process Hearing PDF Request a Meeting to Review Your Child's IEP PDF Requesting a Change in Your Child's Placement PDF Requesting an Independent Evaluation of Your Child PDF Requesting an Initial Evaluation For Special Education Services PDF Requesting Mediation PDF Requesting Prior Written Notice PDF Requesting Your Child's Records PDF Filing a Complaint with the State Education Agency PDF Requesting a Section 504 Plan PDF Request a Meeting to Review Your Child’s Progress -Letter PDF Requesting a Functional Behavior Assessment
Frequently Asked Questions about Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities

This document includes general information about Section 504 and IDEA as well as answers to some questions about this topic.

Resource: URL Frequently Asked Questions about Section 504 and IDEA

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