Transition to Adulthood Learning Collaborative



Transition to Adulthood Learning Collaborative - August 23, 2023

Please register for our next Transition to Adulthood Learning Collaborative on August 23, 2023 12:00 PM CDT at:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.  

We look forward to welcoming Elizabeth Danner, State Transition Coordinator with the Texas Education Agency (TEA). Elizabeth will present “Transition Updates from TEA” and introduce us to their new resource, the Next Steps to Independence Checklist. She'll show us how families, educators, and others can use the tool to help youth develop skills to maximize autonomy in adulthood. The tool highlights critical developmental milestones organized by age: birth-age 3, age 3-5, elementary school, middle school, high school, and age 18-22.

Please bring your questions and feel free to share this announcement with others who may be interested!

Transition to Adulthood Learning Collaborative

The Transition to Adulthood Learning Collaborative (TALC) meets quarterly via webinar. A guest speaker presents on a transition topic. We also share information on upcoming events and new transition resources. All are welcome to join us, including:

  • Youth and young adults;
  • Parents and caregivers;
  • Case managers;
  • Health care plan representatives;
  • School transition specialists and teachers;
  • Hospital and university systems, and
  • Local community organizations.   

Please email to join or learn more about TALC.

Previous meeting slides:

  • 05/03/2023 - Tying It All Together: The Many Aspects of Future Planning 
  • 02/07/2023 - Texas TAGS: Taking Ideas, Inspiration and Vision to the Next Level
  • 11/02/2022 - Tech Talk: Using Technology to Transform Transition Planning 
  • 08/10/2022 - Integrating Health Care Transition Support in Special Education
  • 05/04/2022 - Guardianship Reform: Choices, Self-Determination and Alternatives 
  • 02/09/2022 - Social and Recreational Activities for Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
  • 11/02/2021 - The Peer Mentorship Program, Baylor College of Medicine / Tour of the TEAs: New Transition and Employment Guide 
  • 08/11/2021 - School Reopening: Making Connections to Community Providers in the New School Year
  • 05/12/2021 - Vocational Rehabilitation: What it is and How it Serves People with Disabilities


To promote a collaborative approach to the provision of transition services for youth in Texas with disabilities and special healthcare needs and their families.


Successful transition outcomes for all youth in Texas with disabilities and special health care needs and their families.

The Texas Department of State Health Services does not endorse external links. External links may not be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Please email or or call 512-776-7373 for more information about Children with Special Health Care Needs, Title V Maternal and Child Health, or maternal and child health in Texas.