Chapter 6 Developing Post Secondary Goals (Developing a Vision (Building…
Chapter 6 Developing Post Secondary Goals
Developing a Vision
Using Transition Assessment
IEP Team should find ways to supports students visions
In the process in starting to develop post-secondary goals, IEP teams should ensure that the students SPINS are continued to be considered at all times
Used by IEP teams to get a clearer picture of the students spins to help start to develop a vision plan.
Building Students Foundation
Make sure student are continued to be given given responsibilities
Focus on the students "Circle of Influence" - As these people help assist the student to achieve personal goals.
Find the out what the students values are, as they will assist with career exploration.
Once students are able to recognize their own visions, they should create their own personal vision statement.
IDEA of 2004
Requires children ages 16 to have an IEP
Includes regulations for the IEP: Saying that it must include measurable post-secondary goals
Based upon age-appropriate transition assessments
ex. training, education, employment, independent living
Planning used for students who are entering post secondary education/training.
Curriculum planning used to help children:
Become self Advocates
Learn leaderships skills
Take Role in IEP meetings
Planning used of individuals who have difficulty developing career goals
IEP team uses students goals to develop a plan that provide students with similar experiences of what their potential post secondary setting may be like.
Shows parents and students what the student must achieve each year to guide them to help so they are able to eventually achieve their post-school goals.
Writing Measurable Goals
Should be consistent
With students vision of the future- allows IEP teams to ensure that goals are aligned w/ the students SPINS
With students experiences - helps IEP teams to figure out how make sure students needs are met in different environments.
Must be witten in the IDEA-approved format
Describes when the goal will be applied
Describes what the student will then be doing
Curriculum is used to help guide students in this transition process
Education & Training
Lessons are used by the teacher to allow students to see how their SPINS can be aligned with different educational opportunities or training's within the community.
Students receive an evaluation help match their current abilities with appropriate housing/leisure options.
Children are able explore employment opportunities in the classroom and/or at community job sites.
Lesson activities are used by the teacher to help students reflect on their experiences, so they can learn more about what is out for them in the community
18 September 2019