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Special Education - Transition & Employment Guide

his transition and employment guide is for the student in Texas public school who may have received special education services due to a disability. It provides helpful information for parents. This guide has steps students and parents can take to make sure studnets with disabilities are able to find the right work or educational choices after high school. It also tells students where to get the services they will need after high school.

The guide is divided into sections on Self Advocacy, Transition Services, Employment and Supported Employment, Social Security Programs, Community and Long Term Services and Supports, Postsecondary Educational Programs and Services, Information Sharing, and Guardianship and Alternatives. Each section has phone numbers, emails, and websites to help you find what you need. At the end of each section and at the end of the guide, students and parents will find a timeline of steps that they can take as you make the transition from student to adult. If you have questions about this guide or the information in it, please send an email to

Transition and Employement Guide.pdf