A brief stressing the importance of involving young people in setting their own high school goals and planning for their transition to adulthood. It outlines significant considerations parents face in helping their children reach the age of majority, including development of decision-making skills, understanding transfer of rights, and issues related to guardianship.
Produced by PACER Center in collaboration with the Institute's National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET).
This brief was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Cooperative Agreement No. HR326J000005.) However, the opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, and no official endorsement by the Department should be inferred.
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition.
Age of Majority: Preparing Your Child for Making Good Choices (NCSET Parent Brief).
University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET).
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