Transitions: Ages and Stages

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From Early Intervention to Preschool

Planning to transition out of IFSP into preschool services can begin as early as two years and three months. This transition time allows for assessments and meetings to set your […]

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Preschool to Elementary

Transitioning from preschool to kindergarten is a big step. Learning how to prepare your child for these changes and what you can do with your educational team will support a […]

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Elementary to Middle School

Moving from elementary to middle school represents increased independence for your child. Your child’s educational team, including new team members, can work together to support your child’s confidence and comfort […]

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Middle School to Beyond

Preparing for life post-graduation starts early. Transition meetings begin at age 14 where planning for employment, education or training, and independent living begins.

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10 Resources for Transitioning from High School to College or Work

How are you and feeling about your upcoming transition from high school? Can college or a career “not come soon enough” or hoping time will slow down because you appreciate […]

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First Day Jitters: Four Stories of Transition (Elementary, Middle, High, College)

It can certainly feel daunting when your child or teen who is blind or low vision is transitioning to their next season of education (elementary, middle, high school, or college)! […]

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Navigating Vocational Rehabilitation Services as a High School Student Who Is Blind or Low Vision

There are first steps to take when spreading your wings, including knowing what it takes to network. This post will explore the wealth of transition resources available at your local […]

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