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5th Annual Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium: Every Voice Matters

The State Education Resource Center of CT

September 20, 2019
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Speakers: Linda L. Yoder

September 20, 2019
2:15 PM - 3:30 PM EDT

Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) 
Alumni Hall 
1615 Stanley Street 
New Britain, CT 06457

Linda Yoder will present the breakout session "Legal Issues in Secondary Transition" during the Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium. The session will provide a comprehensive overview of federal and state laws and regulations concerning the postsecondary transition requirements for students with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. The workshop will be geared toward assisting teachers and administrators in understanding legal requirements and trends for transition planning. This will include discussion on the impact of minimum wage laws on student work experiences and addressing the need to address accommodations and supports in the community and after eligibility for school services.

The Connecticut Secondary Transition Symposium brings students and their families together with educators and other professionals to improve secondary transition programming and services for students with disabilities. The 5th annual symposium, with the theme of "Every Voice Matters", will continue to build the capacity of educators and other professionals, in partnership with middle and high school students with disabilities and their families, to help ensure successful post-school outcomes.

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