Transitions

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VIDEO: Transitioning Students with LDs from Grade 8 to Grade 9

Click here to view the transcript of this video. The transition from grade eight to grade nine is a daunting time for many students. But for students with learning disabilities (LDs), it can be a particularly challenging experience.  In the Peel District School Board, Erindale Secondary School and Homelands Senior Public School have created a [...]

By |September 6th, 2019|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , |0 Comments
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A Look Back and a Leap Forward: Three Students’ Perspectives on their Post-Secondary Transitions

n this special edition podcast, we’re going to look at what path these students took to get where they are today, what that transition looked like, the hurdles they’ve had to overcome, the successes they’ve had, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Their teacher, Jenessa Dworet, will also comment about the progress these three students have made and how her teaching style has changed since we last spoke to her two years ago.

By |July 24th, 2017|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Elementary to Secondary: Transition Planning for Students with LDs

The transition from elementary to secondary school is generally considered to be one of the most challenging for adolescents, both with and without LDs. This practice-informed summary focuses on the key considerations and steps to support a successful transition from elementary school to secondary school for students with LDs.

By |July 22nd, 2016|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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How can I prepare my students with LDs to transition to post-secondary education? Where can students with LDs find support after secondary school?

As students move through their secondary school years and the focus sharpens on what their options may be after secondary school, it is important to note that there are numerous paths to consider and that the pathways may not be linear nor mutually exclusive. For secondary students with LDs, the transition pathways may include:

By |April 6th, 2016|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , |0 Comments
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Post-Secondary Transition Planning for Students with LDs

by Cindy Perras, M.Ed., OCT. Educational Consultant, LDAO Components of Post-Secondary Transition Planning for Students with LDs As students move through their secondary school years and the focus sharpens on what their options may be after secondary school, it is important to note that there are numerous paths to consider and that the pathways may not [...]

By |July 9th, 2015|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , , , |0 Comments
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Introduction to Transition Planning for Students with LDs

Effective transition planning is important. Individualized transition plans that reflect a student’s strengths and needs provide the foundation for successful transitional experiences that support the building of student resiliency.

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Transitioning to Post-Secondary: The Importance of Planning with the End in Mind

For secondary students with learning disabilities (LDs), planning for the transition to post-secondary is an important and multi-faceted process. This webinar explores the various components of, and considerations for, the transition planning process and will cover a variety of topics.

By |October 22nd, 2014|Categories: Transitions|Tags: , , , |0 Comments