• What are Transition Services?

    Transition Services means a coordinated set of activities for a young adult with a disability that:
    1. Is designed within a results-orientated process that is focused on improving the academic and functional achievement of the young adult with a disability to facilitate movement from school to post-school school activities, including post-secondary education, vocational education, integrated employment, continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living or community participation.
    2. Is based on the individual’s needs, taking into account the child’s strengths, preferences, and interests.

    Illinois Transition Requirements:

    An eligible student who requires continued public school educational experience to facilitate his/her integration into society shall be eligible for such services through age 21, inclusive (i.e. through the day before the student’s 22nd birthday).

        23 IAC 226.50(c)(1)

    Students who have participated in a graduation ceremony but have not been awarded regular high school diplomas continue to be eligible to receive FAPE through age 21, inclusive

        23 IAC 226.50(c)(4)