Ohio - “New Requirements for Secondary Transition Services for Students with Disabilities: Frequently Asked Questions”


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

The New Requirements state that IEPs must start at age 14, update annually and contain,

“Appropriate measurable post-secondary goals based upon age-appropriate transition assessments related to training, education and independent living skills;  Appropriate measurable post-secondary goals based on age-appropriate transition assessments related to employment in a competitive environment in which workers are integrated regardless of disability; and The transition services including courses of study, needed to assist the child in reaching the goals described [above]…”

  • Department of Mental Health
  • Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Department of Education
  • Medicaid Agencies
  • Other
  • School-to-Work Transition
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Department of Job and Family Services Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities
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