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The differences between an IEP and an ITP.

As children grow close to graduate from high school, an Individualized Transition Plan (ITP) is created to ensure continued services for those who need it. Use the information from our book and from the internet to list as many transitional services as you can find. Summarize the service, tell what children would benefit from it, and what role you could play in helping a child and his or her family transition from receiving services in school to working with social service agencies Also, add your thoughts about how you can help students who have been receiving services for most of their lives, but are ready to be independent of them.

How do ITP and IFSP differ from each other? When is each used?

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An Individualized Transition Plan (ITP) is an added component to an Individualized Education Plan and occurs when the student turns 16 years of age some states require this plan to be added as early as 14 years of age. The ITP includes factors such as where the student would like to live, attend college, how they will develop vocational and career skills. Services and goals are outlined in the ITP based on the student's strengths, interests, skills and needs. Students with an IEP receive transitional services in both their general and special education programs. Counseling assistance, setting goals, academic support, vocational and educational planning and identification of vocational interests are provided to the student through the special education staff. General education ...

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This solution consists of over 450 words with references on the differences between an Individual Education Plan and an Individual Transition Plan. Includes examples of each plan and when they are used in regard to the individual student.