High School 

Encouraging high schoolers to actively develop these skills will empower them to thrive academically, personally, and professionally as they transition into adulthood. Providing opportunities for experiential learning, mentorship, and self-reflection can further support their growth and development.

Guardianship Alternatives and Transfer-of-Rights (GATOR) explores the relationship between special educators’ transfer-of-rights and guardianship discussions and key predictors of transition outcomes for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).  GATOR is dedicated to informing education professionals, families and supporters of youth with IDD about transfer-of-rights.

NTACT:C the Collaborative provides information, tools, and supports to assist multiple stakeholders in delivering effective services and instruction for secondary students and out of school youth with disabilities.

Transition Services & Resources: Toolkit to help students plan for their future. 

Considering Age of Majority, Transfer of Rights, and Decision-Making Options: Preparing students for decision-making about their lives is a powerfully important process. 

Navigating Your Way: Ages 14 to 21: During these years that your family member is immersed in school, make the most of the support they have to focus on emerging independent living skills, employment opportunities, and connections to your community.  Typically, after age 21, school activities and school based services end. It is important to learn as much as you can about the road ahead so that you can begin to prepare your family members for a full life after school.

Age of Majority Guidance for Parents and Youth: This booklet has common questions and answers for parents and students about the age of majority.