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The Big Picture

With a transition on your horizon, you would not be alone if you feel confused or overwhelmed by the scope of what you need to think and make decisions about. You need the big picture before you even try to get into the details. Here are some of the basics that should help.

What does “Transition” Mean?

The word “transition” is often used in human services to refer to the general process of someone moving or being moved from one set of services to another.

What does it mean to “age out”?

Aging out scenarios, if they are not planned for, can turn into crises . Learn about different system requirements to help you plan for smooth transitions into adulthood.

What is a transition plan?

Transition plans are written documents describing your readiness and plans for leaving one set of services and either entering another or living independently.

Age-based Milestones

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Paying attention to age-based milestones will help you be fully prepared for transitions when they occur.

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council