General Transitioning Information

Transition Assessment Toolkit

This Transition Assessment Toolkit was developed to support educators in providing transition services based on age‐appropriate transition assessment data. Written by Division of Special Education, Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Government of the District of Columbia. February 2012.

Autism Speaks: Transition Toolkit

A transition document specifically for individual with autism.

Transition Coalition

Providing online information, support, and professional development on topics related to the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities.

Youth on the Move
Youth on the Move offers information on this crucial transition from high school to the adult world. Learn how to plan comprehensively, support young people with disabilities to become more independent, and help them use their interests and skills to guide their job search. There’s also a Transition Timeline to show professionals exactly what steps are essential between the ages of 14 and 18.

The National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth)

The National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) works to ensure that transition age youth are provided full access to high quality services in integrated settings to gain education, employment, and independent living. NCWD/Youth is supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) and housed at the Institute for Educational Leadership (IEL) in Washington, D.C. Visit our website for more information.


Maryland Transitioning Information

Navigating the Transition Years

A Publication of the Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health by Anne Geddes, PhD. Transition Specialist for the Maryland Coalition of Families for Children’s Mental Health. September 2010.

Maryland Transitioning Youth

Maryland Transitioning Youth Website for families and youth with disabilities. Here you will find information and resources for transition planning, postsecondary education, employment services and much more.


Washington DC Transition Information


Information for transitioning Youths for residents of Washington DC

Virginia Transitioning Information

Securing a Future for Your Child with a Disability: A Parent’s Guide to Adult Services in Fairfax County, Arlington County, and City of Alexandria.

Written by Stephanie Sampson in 2012, this document gives a checklist for parents, a transitioning roadmap, and much more information to be aware of what is necessary to secure a good future for a child with special needs. This is written for Virginia parents and is an excellent special needs resource guide.

The Transition Book:  Your Guide to Planning Life After School (Arlington County) 

This Transition Book has been designed to provide the student, teacher or parent with

up-to-date information about the choices, requirements and the transition process from high school into the adult world for the student with a disability. It is written specifically for Arlington County Virginia.

Transition Tool Kit for Parents (Fairfax County) 

A tool to help parents of Fairfax County Virginia, understand the transition process. Excellent information on transitioning and an excellent special needs resource guide.