Toward a Successful Transition: A Checklist for the First 21 Years

Missouri

“To Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities . . . It is our hope that as parents you will always consider yourselves the experts on your child. We hope that as you seek information, help and guidance you will see your child in “people first” terms—initially as a baby to love and nurture, then as a child to raise for as independent a life as he or she can attain. Whatever the disability involved, remember it is only a part of your child’s individuality. Build on his or her strengths. High expectations are a keynote in a family’s daring to act bravely and creatively.

State Policies & Initiatives: 
Systems-Change Funding
Systems: 
  • Department of Education
Topics: 
  • School-to-Work Transition
Date Enacted: 
09/01/2016
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