Publication Date

January 2002


This brief provides an overview of the transition requirements outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Reviewed are concepts of free appropriate public education, least restrictive environment; individual education programs; and, due process. The brief provides an illustrated case study along with a discussion of how special education and vocational rehabilitation intersect.


Hager, R. (2002, January). The transition from school to work: The special education and State Vocational Rehabilitation Systems’ obligations to prepare students with disabilities for the world of work (Work Incentive Support Center Policy and Practice Brief). Ithaca, NY: Cornell University.

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