Steps in preparing for transition

Chandler, Lynette K.
June 1993
Teaching Exceptional Children;Summer93, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p52
Academic Journal
Assesses the transition process from preschool to kindergarten education for students with learning disabilities. Movement from segregated to mainstream programs; Preparation of children and family members for the transition; Support of children and family members as they adjust to new program; Consideration of preacademic, academic and transition skills; Class-wide and individualized transition steps.


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