Transition Information for Students and Parents

RRISD Transition Information

Students and Parents:

Transition and Employment Guide
The Texas Transition and Employment Guide required by HB617 from the 83rd Texas Legislature has been developed by TEA and a team of stakeholders.

It is full of relevant information on all aspects of planning for your future, including employment, college and training and self-advocacy.

You can access this guide in both English and Spanish online.


What Is Transition?

Transition – A Roadmap for Life (doc)

Transition in RRISD

Parents of High Schoolers Please Read (doc)

Parents of Middle Schoolers Please Read (doc)

Transition Information in Round Rock ISD (ppt)


What Is Self-Determination? (doc)

Promoting Self-Determination (doc)

Parent-Child Interactions that Encourage Independence (doc)

Top Ten Things to Encourage Independence (ppt)

Person-Centered Planning Brochure (doc) – The Person-Centered Planning process is
offered to students receiving special education services.

Agency Involvement

Interagency Involvement (doc) Why It Is Important

Texas State Agencies (doc) Agencies Providing Services for People with Disabilities

Referrals to Agencies (doc)

HCS Compared to CLASS (doc)

Agency Waiting List (doc)

Additional Information on Agency Involvement

Career Development Classes/Programming in RRISD

Special Education Vocational Classes in RRISD (ppt)

Community Works in RRISD (ppt) – Transition Services for some students with transition needs over the age of 18 are handled through this department.

RRISD Brochure for Community Based Vocational Instruction class (CBVI) (pdf) – This brochure is given to businesses when we are developing CBVI work sites in the community.

RRISD Brochure for Supported Employment (doc) – This brochure is given to businesses when we are developing paid jobs for students in the community.

Careers and Career Exploration

Complete List of Career Links

Healthcare and Transition

Successful Transition: Health and Life (doc)

Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood – What’s It All About? (pdf)

More Healthcare and Transition Links (doc)

Post-Secondary Education – Preparing for College

Transition to Post-Secondary Education (doc)

Timetable for High School Students Planning Post-Secondary Education (doc)

Collaboration in Transitioning to Post-Secondary Education (doc)

Admission Requirements Vocabulary (doc)

Applying for Modifications (doc)

Many Other Post-Secondary Links with Explanations (doc)

Social Security

Supplemental Security Income

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – A Bridge to Work (pdf)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – So You Have Decided to Apply

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – Your Right to Appeal

Transition Links

Complete List of Transition Links


Student and Family Resource Directory (doc)

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