My Child is Age 3-5

  • child blowing bubbles This is usually a time in the family’s life when students may be initially identified as needing special education. As families begin interacting with their IEP team, families should always keep in mind that the purpose of all education at all levels is to prepare a child for their future. Your IEP team will have access to the Missouri Learning Standards for students in early childhood settings. You can look at this skill set here.

    The two key components to focusing on better outcomes are soft skills and self-determination. Here are a few suggestions for students at this age:

  • Consideration for Soft Skills

  • Consideration for Self-Determination

Transition Planning By Age

  • Ages 3-5
  • Ages 6-11
  • Ages 12-15
  • Ages 16-21