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Easing into Secondary Transition: A Comprehensive Guide to Resources and Services in Connecticut

Connecticut has a wealth of resources and services that can assist all students to be college and career ready when they exit high school. Easing into Secondary Transition: A Comprehensive Guide to Resources and Services in Connecticut is an opportunity for educators, students and families throughout Connecticut to identify and access these secondary transition planning resources. 

The guide has three sections:  

The contact section provides the user with contact information that includes names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, and websites for each agency. The agency websites are hyperlinked for easy access. The designated contacts can provide the user with additional information regarding secondary transition resources and services offered by that agency. They can also provide information on customized services and supports and additional services that may not be included in the guide. 

The related resources section provides the user with a list of statewide secondary resources and services. Each agency is listed at the top of the page by an acronym that is hyperlinked for easy website access. The check marks (Check mark) in the column beneath each agency identify the specific transition-related resources and customized services, supports, and additional services they provide. For more specific information, please contact the agency personnel listed on the contact page.

A list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) is also available.

Easing Into Secondary Transition:  A Comprehensive Guide to Resources and Services in Connecticut is a collaborative effort among the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE), the Department of Aging and Disability Services (ADS), the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), the Regional Educational Service Centers (RESCs), the State Education Resource Center (SERC), and the Connecticut Parent Advocacy Center (CPAC).

We hope you find this guide a valuable tool as you navigate through secondary transition planning.

(April 2019)