Lifespan Transitions Center
The Lifespan Transitions Center works to equip communities to support the successful and unique transition of individuals with disabilities to ensure they can live their best lives for their whole lives.
We do this by being agency-neutral, outcome-focused, and person-centered in offering resources, training, and technical assistance to create successful support systems that incorporate community living and employment.
Building a Work Experience Program for Students with Complex Needs
October 16, 2023 at 2:30 pm. The Wayne County Board of DD and their CBDD School have developed a comprehensive work experience program for their students to participate in over the summer.
What Works for Work: Evidence Based Transition Practices and Predictors
Enhance skill development by using evidence based practices (EBP) to teach critical skills for adult life.
Learn about essential topics for transition and adulthood and engage in new ideas through Take 5 webcasts
Navigating Agency Support
Explore information about agencies, tips for multi-agency collaboration and resources to navigate agency processes.
Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment Planning Guide
Working through this process results in the team having a detailed, coordinated plan to guide all aspects of gathering transition assessment data and information.
Transition to Adulthood Guidelines
View online guidebooks on topics including Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment and IEP Transition Components.
Format for Transition Team Professionals - ELSA - the Employability/Life Skills Assessment
ELSA is newly updated! ELSA is an informal assessment to gather information about a student or youth’s current abilities with 24 employability and life skills.
Format for Families - ELSA - the Employability/Life Skills Assessment
ELSA is newly updated! ELSA is an informal assessment that family members can use to gather information about their son/daughter’s abilities with employability and life skills.
Effective Practices and Effective Predictors for Adult Success
Use these research-based tools to improve youth success in community employment and participation.
ASD Self-Check Checklist
Characteristics and Qualities of an Effective Support Person for Individuals with ASD
Customized Employment Guide
Discover the strategies used in Customized Employment and links to more information for those who are just beginning.