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Becoming an adult: Transition planning for youth with a developmental disability

Where to begin?

Use our timeline to learn more about each step of the transition to adulthood. Or if you would prefer to read the whole article you can find it here Read more »

Youth in Transition: A Toolkit for Supporting Youth with Developmental Disabilities

Southern Network of Specialized Care
This Toolkit is for service providers who are working with youth with a developmental disability between the ages of 16 and 25 yrs who are in transition between children’s and adult services. While the Toolkit was developed to support persons with a developmental disability, many of the resources and TIP’s will be applicable to any youth transitioning to adulthood. Youth in Transition Toolkit

Transition to Adulthood Planning Toolkit: The ultimate guide to help prepare you and your child

Produced in co-operation by Niagara Catholic District school Board, Autism Ontario –Niagara Region, Mainstream – People Supporting People, Community Living Port Colborne Wainfleet, Community Living Fort Erie
This toolkit helps families plan for their child to succeed in school, at work and in life. Transition Planning Toolkit

Connections: A guide to Transition planning for parents of children with a developmental disability

by Rae Roebuck & Judy Coultes-Macleod (May 2010)
“Connections: A Guide to Transition Planning” has been developed to help you – the parents of a child with a developmental disability in Toronto and Central East Region – as your child makes the transition from school life to adulthood. Connections

Resource Guide For Students With Disabilities – Transition to Post-Secondary Education

Created by the Regional Assessment and Resource Centre (RARC). RARC provides accurate and comprehensive assessments and follow-up services to post-secondary students with Learning Disabilities, ADHD, and ASD.
What do you need to know before you head off to college or university? Learn about your rights and responsibilities, how to advocate for yourself, what financial aid is available and more.
Let us help you prepare for your transition to post-secondary education. We’ll walk you through the steps to take and how to best take advantage of the information provided on this website.
http://www.transitionresourceguide.ca/

Transitions – Developmental Services –Central West Region

This site has information and worksheets for young people with developmental disabilities to help them plan as they move from high school life to adulthood. The services in this website can help people who live in Halton, Peel, Waterloo Region, or Wellington and Dufferin Counties in Ontario. This area is known as Central West Region.
http://transitionscwr.ca/

My Transition into Adulthood (Ottawa Children’s Treatment Centre)

Do you have questions about your needs? Here is a document where you can access questions and answers that we think might help you to transition into adulthood. Transition to adulthood is divided into three categories: health care, community and school. You will find your key contacts in each category.
https://www.octc.ca/looking-ahead/transition.php

Getting Started: Navigating the Teen to Adult Transition Years – A Resource Guide for Families

Jump Start – Lambton Kent Teen Transition Committee
Transition planning involves looking ahead and helping to plan for the future of your teen. While your teen is still in school you can help them prepare for the opportunities and experiences of being an adult.
http://www.teentransition-lk.org/pdf/pathways_teentransitionguide_e-version.pdf