For young children with and without disabilities, positive outcomes depend on smooth, effective transitions between and within early intervention programs, preschool programs, and public school programs. This book can be used as a how-to guide that helps professionals across programs work together to make these transitions happen. Co-authored by top expert Beth Rous, this book gives readers a step-by-step model that's been field tested across the country and shaped by feedback from state and local agencies. Case examples and question-and-answer sections in each chapter make the strategies easy to implement. And with 25 photocopiable forms and sample letters, every phase of the planning process is easier'structuring the meetings, determining responsibilities, making decisions, involving families, and evaluating progress. An essential guidebook for program directors, administrators, and all their staff members.Hallam, Rena A. is the author of 'Tools for Transition in Early Childhood A Step-by-step Guide for Agencies, Teachers, & Families', published 2006 under ISBN 9781557667359 and ISBN 1557667357.