Transition Services

Transition planning helps to prepare young students for their future. Services are based on students’ strengths and their needs. Consideration of the student’s preferences and interests are also important for successful transition planning. Nevada PEP offers trainings, and guidance on transition planning. Please review the information on this page, or contact us directly to talk about Transition Services.


Resources

School Transition Planning under IDEA

Beginning at age 14, a youth’s Individualized Education Program will include a plan for preparing for life after high school. These resources can help students and parents participate in transition planning.

Post-Secondary Education

Post-Secondary education, such as college, university, or trade school can be accessible for all students. These resources can help you plan and prepare for your student’s education.

Self-Advocacy and Self-Determination

Did you know that people who have good self-advocacy skills are more successful in school, work, and life. These resources can help youth develop this critical skill.

  • Your Journey to Self Determination
    Sign up here for Cadre’s “Your Journey to Self Determination Series” which offers six short self-guided courses designed to teach youth with disabilities critical skills needed to understand their own needs and effectively self-advocate.
Disability Rights

Laws such as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and Olmstead define the rights of individuals with disabilities. Here is what you need to know about these laws

Career Planning and Employment
Supported Decision Making

Supported decision making is an alternative to guardianship which allows individuals with disabilities to make decisions about their own life with help from their supporters. This information can help you determine if supported decision making is the right choice for you.

Money Management

Budgeting and money management is a critical skill for everyone but takes even more planning when disability benefits are involved. These resources will help you feel confident in managing your finances.

Families Get Help



    Thank you for reaching out to Nevada PEP. We are here to help you and your family. When you submit this form, a PEP staff member will contact you for more information so we can provide you with the support and resources that you need. Or, if you prefer you can call PEP directly during normal business hours. Las Vegas at 1-702-388-8899 Reno at 1-775-448-9950 Statewide toll free 1-800-216-5188. We look forward to talking with you very soon!

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