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1. Transition

1.1. Meaning

1.1.1. According to Merriam Webster defined as the change, development, or evolution from a form of a certain stage, style or phase to another form.

1.1.2. According to Education Typical refers to the movement of a child from elementary to junior high school; junior high school to senior high school; then senior high school to undergraduate school; and undergraduate school to graduate school. transferring of school where a child must adapt with the new environment, new people and new culture. SPED also the movement of a learner with Special Educational Needs (LSEN) which is called the placement.

2. Individualized Transition Plan

2.1. where the LSEN is being included in the brainstorming to identify his strengths, interests, wants and dreams.

2.2. Just like the IEP, the ITP also consists of measurable transition goals as preparation for LSEN’s wants to do and what to achieve after school.

2.3. It is a part of Individual Education Plan or IEP where parents, SPED teachers, regular teachers (if the child is in inclusion), related professionals and the child meet to map long-term and short-term outcome goals and to plan the desired activities and services as preparation for an adult life.

3. Transition Program

3.1. helps them boost their interests that would help them support their selves on their own.

3.2. LSENs are trained with skills that would help them achieve their maximum potential as a citizen in the society.


3.3.1. Functional-Academic skills

3.3.2. Life Skills

3.3.3. Career Skills

3.3.4. Pre-Vocational and Vocational Skills

3.3.5. Entrepreneurial /Livelihood Skills

4. Transition Services

4.1. the IEP team will then choose appropriate services related to transition program.

4.2. Services may include:

4.2.1. different types of therapies depending on the child’s needs

4.2.2. Career and guidance counselling

4.2.3. support from the community through various establishments in the community that supports inclusivity

4.2.4. resources such as materials and simulation rooms for actual training

4.2.5. some accommodations in instructions based on the child’s needs

4.2.6. partnership with the community to promote the welfare and equal opportunities for the LSENs in employment.

5. Transition Curriculum

5.1. It is the list of competencies and skills arranged in complexity to train the LSENs with the appropriate skills related to their desired exit points.

5.2. It serves as the SPED teacher’s guide for crafting the instructional methods, strategies, and accommodations for a successful transition program.

5.3. also revised considering the nature of the learners, needs of the learners, and the needs of national and global community.