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SPED 584 - Practicum: Transition Planning

(3-6 credits)
Prerequisite: SPED 532 and SPED 533; and SPED 534, which may be taken concurrently with consent of advisor, graduate program coordinator, and coordinator of field placement; formal application required
The focus of this practicum is to develop the skills to be competent in facilitating successful transition for young adults with disabilities from school to employment ages 14-22 in accordance with the guidelines established by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. This experience includes completion of a 150 hour field-based experience that includes providing transition services for transition-aged students with disabilities with IEPs, in collaboration with their families, community members, and other relevant professionals. 603 CMR 7.14(4)(c)