Focusing on Transition to Support Students who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

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Session Dates

Monday October 17, 2016 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM


This is a series focused on best practices and resources for secondary transition for students who are deaf or hard of hearing. Participants will utilize state and national resources to develop action plans for individual students and for their own professional development. The days will provide a collaborative and comprehensive way to develop transition skills, activities and IEP transition planning that creates a seamless process for identification of transition needs and services that are aligned to Indicator 13.Through collaboration activities, participants will deepen their knowledge around specific transition content and apply practices to their instructional day.


  • Demonstrate proficient navigation through online resources Summarize tools and assessments for secondary transition
  • Assist students in their development of self-advocacy skills
  • Participate in on-line discussions
  • Develop and implement student specific action plans to address transition needs
  • Participate in person-centered planning activities
  • Write compliant and effective transition plans including Present Levels of Academic Achievement and Functional Performance and measurable annual goals
  • Create a network of teachers who can serve as mentors

Target Audience

Teachers of students who are deaf or hard of hearing

Teachers who work with students who are deaf or hard of hearing

Individuals attending this course must arrive on time and stay the duration of the course in order to receive Act 48 Professional Education hours. Requests for exceptions are to be brought to the attention of the individual´s Superintendent or IU Director prior to the course.

Topics Covered: Deaf – Hard of Hearing

Event Info

Event Type:


Credit Type:

Act 48 Clock Hour
No credit


PaTTAN Educational Consultants

Event Contact:


Kristi Simpson


Jane Freeman

Additional Info

Attendance is required for all three days to receive Act 48 hours. Participants should have a student of transition age on their caseload.