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Components of Secondary Education for ID Students

Identify three components of secondary education that are essential for students with ID in order for them to have appropriate transition activities. How will these three components address necessary skills for post-high school living as an adult living with ID?

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There are varying levels of intellectual disabilities, so the activities designed for secondary school students will vary from pupil to pupil. Some individuals, for example, can transition into independent living type situations where they are able to hold down a low skill job of some sort, and take care of themselves with minor assistance from others. At the other end of the spectrum, some students will require full time care, either at home with family or in a home designed for individuals with such disabilities, and so they may need transitional type activities designed to be more inclusive with the whole family involved. Three components that are necessary for effective transition planning, no matter what end of the ...

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The solution discusses the components of secondary