13. "These are the only job training opportunities we offer at this school."
Section 300.43 (a)(1)(2) Transition services.
(a) Transition services means a coordinated set of activities for a child with a disability that--
(1) Is designed to be within a results-oriented process, that is focused
on improving the academic and functional achievement of the child with a
disability to facilitate the child's movement from school to post-school
activities, including postsecondary education, vocational education, integrated
employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education,
adult services, independent living, or community participation;
(2) Is based on the individual child's needs, taking into account the
child's strengths, preferences, and interests; and includes--
(ii) Related services;
(iii) Community experiences;
(iv) The development of employment and other post-school adult living objectives; and
(v) If appropriate, acquisition of daily living skills and provision of a functional vocational evaluation.
Section 300.321(b)(1)-(3) IEP Team.
(b) Transition services participants. (1) In accordance with paragraph
(a)(7) of this section, the public agency must invite a child with a disability
to attend the child's IEP Team meeting if a purpose of the meeting will be
the consideration of the postsecondary goals for the child and the transition
services needed to assist the child in reaching those goals under Sec. 300.320(b).
(2) If the child does not attend the
IEP Team meeting, the public agency must take other steps to ensure that
the child's preferences and interests are considered.
(3) To the extent appropriate, with the consent of the parents or a child
who has reached the age of majority, in implementing the requirements of
paragraph (b)(1) of this section, the public agency must invite a representative
of any participating agency that is likely to be responsible for providing
or paying for transition services.
IDEA 2004 (Public Law 108-446):
Section 613 (d)(1)(A)(VIII) beginning not later than the first IEP to
be in effect when the child is 16, and updated annually thereafter—
(aa) appropriate measurable postsecondary
goals based upon age appropriate transition assessments related to training,
education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living skills;
(bb) the transition services (including courses of study) needed to assist the child in reaching those goals; and
(cc) beginning not later than 1 year before the child reaches the age of
majority under State law, a statement that the child has been informed of
the child’s rights under this title, if any, that will transfer to the child
on reaching the age of majority under section 615(m).
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