The PEAL Center
Helping Families of Children with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs
412-281-4404 (Pittsburgh)
215-567-6143 (Philadelphia)
866-950-1040 Toll Free
412-281-4409 TTY

Services

Lending Library

Transition to Adulthood

Discovery: Charting the Course to Employment: A Strategy to Provide the Foundation for Customized Employment Planning for Persons with Complex Lives
by Michael Callahan, Norciva Shumpert, and Ellen Condon

High School Transition Project
Neighbors Inc

How Can I Have the Life That I Want? A Guide to Choosing Supports and Services
The Institute on Disabilities

Opening the Door to a Home of Your Own
FannieMae Foundation

Out of Institution & You're Home: Success Stories 1969-1999
Speaking for Ourselves Plymouth Meeting, PA

Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
by Dr. Jed Baker

Profiles: Capturing the Information of Discovery; Painting a descriptive picture of a person in words and images
by Michael Callahan, Norciva Shumpert, and Ellen Condon

Rubrics for Transition IV: for students with severe disabilities
A Guide for Managing the Transition from School to Life after Graduation
by John D. Wessels, Ph.D.

Self-Determination Strategies for Adolescents in Transition
by Sharon Field, Alan Hoffman & Shirley Spezia

Students Speak: Stories of Postsecondary Education
edited by Teresa Whelley Ed. D & Melody Yeganeh

The MDE Process: Journey Through Transition A Parent to Parent Information Module:
The Family-Centered Preschool Project University of Pittsburgh