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SSD transition services
Transition and the IEP
College/Continued education
Daytime/Volunteer opportunities
Housing options
Skills for independent living
Recreation and leisure
Financial, medical and guardianship resources
Role of Department of Mental Health/St. Louis Regional Office

Transition tools

Checklist for the first 21 years (PDF)
Tools for students: Explore your future
SSD Transition Guidebook (PDF)
SSD Resource Directory (PDF)
Ask the transition expert
Key terms and acronyms

Recreation and leisure
Many youth with disabilities need assistance to learn how to use their recreation and leisure time constructively. Planning often needs to focus on de¬veloping a student’s ability to identify, pursue and participate fully in recreational and leisure activities in school and the community.

While transition planning cannot encompass all phases of an individual’s life, having good personal and social skills can help the person form and maintain friendships within the community, interact with service providers, and obtain and maintain employment.

The Recreation Council of Greater St. Louis is a not-for-profit organization that serves as a clearinghouse for information on leisure, recreation and socialization opportunities for individuals with developmental disabilities that reside in the St. Louis metropolitan area. The council works to ensure that individuals with disabilities are aware of and have access to activities and programs of their choice. The Recreation Council website offers a directory of agencies in the St. Louis area that offer recreation and leisure activities.
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Special School District of St. Louis County (SSD) is a leader in providing special education services to students with disabilities and also provides a wide range of career and technical education programs.
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