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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Visit OSSE's Secondary Transition website for more information on how to support students with disabilities in successful transitions to life after high school. The website also features information for educators, families, and students about:
  • Upcoming Events
  • Resources for supporting meaningful student involvement throughout the IEP process, including the Student-led IEP Toolkit and OSSE's Self Determination Film Series
  • Professional development resources for transition practitioners, including the OSSE Secondary Transition Toolkit, Secondary Transition Webinar Series, and more


Welcome! Teens and young adults with disabilities often have questions about the future, like "Where can I get my first real job? How do I get my own place? How can I pay college tuition? Should I disclose my disability to employers or professors?"

We created this website to help young adults with disabilities in the DC area answer these questions and plan for their future. We hope that these success stories and local resources will help ALL teens and young adults achieve their dreams. Learn more about our team.

Featured Success Story

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Elisha’s Story | En Español

Schooling and socialization have created challenges for Elisha because of emotional and behavior disorders, including attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. With medication and support, he is now a well-spoken, outgoing 16-year-old with a clear vision of what he wants to accomplish. Elisha's strengths include his self-awareness about what he does well and what he has to take responsibility for in order to be successful. Elisha learned to speak up for himself to teachers and other adults and now he is active in speaking up for others with disabilities, too.

Learn more about Elisha’s Story

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