Transition Resources

Transition Resources

For more information on Transition, download our fact sheets:

Making Transition Stick
English  |  Spanish  |  Karen  |  Somali  |  Arabic  |  Burmese  |  Nepali  |  Cattaraugus-Allegany  |  Orleans-Niagara

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR)
English  |  Spanish

Disclosure in a Community Setting
English  |  Spansh

Graduation Chart
English  |  Spanish

Individualized Plan for Employment (IPE)
English  |  Spanish

Guide to Finding Helpful Resources for NYS Families of Teens & Young Adults with Behavioral Health Challenges
English

Medicaid Service Coordination (MSC)
English  |  Spanish

Ten Transition Tips for Young People with Behavioral Health Challenges in NYS
English

Postsecondary Disclosure
English  |  Spanish

Preparing Your Child/Young Adult for Work
English

Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR) Roles and Responsiblilites
English  |  Spanish

Family Voices on Transition Experiences in NYS
English  |  Spanish

Housing Discrimination and Accommodations for People with Disabilities
English   |  Spanish

Navigating Adult Services
English  |  Spanish

Key Terms for Self-Directed, OPWDD Services
English  |  Spanish

New York State Commision for the Blind – Vocational Rehabilitation Services
English

Transition Timeline
English  |  Spanish

Social Security Administration
English

What is Work-based Learning (WBL)?
English

Career Development & Occupational Studies Commencement Credential (CDOS)
English

What is the “Front Door?”
English  |  Spanish

Independent Living Centers
English  |  Spanish

Developmental Disabilities
English  |  Spanish

Life Beyond High School
English  |  Spanish

Parent Centers
English

What is the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA)?
English  |  Spanish

Soft Skills:  The “Other” Skills Needed to Get and Keep a Job!
English

Additional Information
Resources
  • ACCESS-VR — (Adult Career and Continuing Education Services – Vocational Rehabilitation) – the entity formerly known as VESID – provides support to individuals with disabilities seeking employment.
  • Accredited Schools Online — Higher Education for Students with Disabilities Rights, Resources and Accredited Online Schools
  • Career Zone — Online assessment tool, research tool and electronic portfolio for students
  • Going to College — Helps high school students learn about living college life with a disability
  • Starting the Conversation: College and Your Mental Health — TO STUDENTS: This guide is written to provide you with important information about mental health during the college years.
    TO PARENTS: It’s important to know more about mental health during the college years and proactive steps that can help you support your student if needed.
  • Transition Requirements and Guidelines — Transition Requirements and Guidelines contains information and links to what is required of school districts and agencies in providing transition planning and services
  • Western New York Independent Living — The Parent Organization of Western New York Independent Living Family of Agencies
  • WNY Collegiate Consortium of Disability Advocates — Resources and materials to support student’s successful transition to college