RESOURCES

 

Education

California Department of Education Resources on IEP’s

http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/sr/iepresources.asp

 

IDEA Parent Guide (Specifically Chapter 8: Transition)

http://www.ncld.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/IDEA-Parent-Guide1.pdf

 

Think College: College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities

http://www.thinkcollege.net/publications/think-college-stories

 

College & Career Opportunities (Understood.org)

https://www.understood.org/en/advocacy/take-action/college-and-career-opportunities

 

 

Financial Planning

Special Needs: Financial Planning Today Means Care For Tomorrow

http://www.laparent.com/special-needs-financial-planning-today-means-care-for-tomorrow/

 

General Resources

Understood: For learning and attention issues

https://www.understood.org

 

http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/se/sr/iepresources.asp

 

 

Guardianship

When Your Child Turns 18: A Guide to Special Needs Guardianship

http://www.friendshipcircle.org/blog/2012/10/16/when-your-child-turns-18-a-guide-to-special-needs-guardianship/

 

 

Lanterman Act

Lanterman Developmental Disabilities Act

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lanterman_Developmental_Disabilities_Act

 

A Consumer’s Guide to The Lanterman Act

http://www.dds.ca.gov/ConsumerCorner/docs/LA_Guide.pdf

 

 

Regional Centers

L.A. Parent: How to Access Regional Center Services for Your Child (2014)

http://www.laparent.com/regional-centers/

 

 

Transition to Adulthood

Getting Kids With Special Needs Ready for Adulthood

http://www.laparent.com/getting-kids-with-special-needs-ready-for-adulthood/

 

PEERS Program for Young Adults

http://www.semel.ucla.edu/peers/young-adults

 

ONET Online Searchable Occupation Database

http://ONETonline.org

 

Transition To Adult Services provided by AutismSpeaks.org:

https://www.autismspeaks.org/resource-guide/by-state/121/Transition to Adult Services/CA

 

Kern County Special Education Local Plan Area Transtion Information

http://kern.org/selpa/transition-information/