2015 DCDT Elections

DCDT needs your leadership, creativity and experience!  The board has four elected positions open for the coming year, which commences July 1st, 2015.  We would like our members to be thinking about excellent candidates to recommend or nominate.  Click here to go to the DCDT Elections Page


The ABLE Act, which will - among other things - allow persons with disabilities to more easily save for their long-term care, has passed both the House and Senate and is poised to become law.

For more information, see: http://www.coons.senate.gov/newsroom/releases/release/able-act-passes-the-senate-will-become-law

10 things to know about the ABLE Act:


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DCDT 2015 Conference- Portland Oregon

19th DCDT Conference Portland Oregon: “Blazing New Trails in Transition"
November 5-7, 2015

Click on the picture or here to go to the conference page

Portland SAVE THE DATE.pdf

Fast Facts

The primary purpose of the DCDT Fact Sheets are to disseminate information to the field related to key topics in secondary transition. Currently, the DCDT Fact Sheets focus on a number of topics, including evidence-based predictors of post-school success for youth with disabilities, transition planning and assessment, transition specialist competencies, and recommendations for research in secondary transition.

Non-Academic Behaviors Associated with Post-School Success. 
This Fast Fact provides an analysis of the secondary transition qualitative and quantitative research literature to build constructs and lists of student non-academic behaviors associated with post-high school employment and education.

Click Here to Access All of the Fast Facts

DCDT Mission

The mission of DCDT is to promote national and international efforts to improve the quality of and access to, career/vocational and transition services, increase the participation of education in career development and transition goals and to influence policies affecting career development and transition services for persons with disabilities.

Transition Resource Guide

The Transition Resource Guide contains frequently used low-cost/ no-cost web-based transition resources available to professionals, students with disabilities, and their families.The tables contain resources for professional development, teacher use, student use, and parent/family use. This resource table with be updated on a tri-monthly basis to ensure all information is up-to-date and current.