High School to Adulthood Transition Planning After Brain Injury
Transitions after traumatic brain injury or TBI are often difficult for adolescents. This tip card helps parents understand the requirements of schools for transition planning under the special education law as adolescents approach adulthood. It identifies special needs when planning and educating students with acquired brain injury. It shows parents and educators how to build a plan that includes the student, recognizes the student’s abilities, and identifies choices for adulthood. Options are summarized for living independently, working after graduation, continuing education and finding disability support services.