Age Appropriate Transition Assessment (AATA): What Is It?


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Collecting data for Age Appropriate Transition Assessment (AATA) is a required part of the IEP process beginning no later than age 14. However, it is not always clear what data should be collected or how to interpret and use the data. Review an easy to understand description of AATA that can help guide a team to identify the needed data and how to use the data to inform post-secondary goals and transition services.

  1. AATA Planning Tips
  2. DCDT AATA Fact Sheet
  3. OCALI Online Booklet: Age Appropriate Transition Assessment
  4. National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT): Age Appropriate Transition Assessment Toolkit
  5. Ohio Age Appropriate Transition Assessment Library