References and Credits

Suggested Citation

Rous, B., Hallam, R., Turnbull, A., Buysse, V., & Winton, P., (2010).  CONNECT Module 2:  Transition.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina, FPG Child Development Institute, CONNECT: The Center to Mobilize Early Childhood Knowledge. Available at


Many, many people contributed their time, talents, expertise and valuable resources to the making of this module.  We would like to acknowledge and give special thanks to the following contributors:

Rena Hallam, Nancy Peeler, Rud Turnbull, Tamiya, her mother Rosemary and the children, families and staff of the Children’s Learning Center at the KidSCope Early Intervention Program, a division of The Chapel Hill Training-Outreach Project, Inc.

We would also like to give special thanks to our experience-based knowledge experts: Joseph Anderson, Brenda Mullins, Patricia Ojeda, and Mary Jo Paladino.

Revised in 2019 by Chih-Ing Lim, Toni Miguel, Christine Wagner, Rene Hallam, Beth Rous, and Zeke Hart.


The National Early Childhood Transition Center, Human Development Institute, University of Kentucky.  For more information, go to


Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 (IDEA), Pub. L. No. 108-446. For complete source of information, go to

Head Start Program Performance Standards and Other Regulations. 2016. English. 45 CFR 1301-1305 For complete source of information go to

Rouse, B.S., & Hallam, R.A. (2012) Transition Services for Young Children With Disabilities: Research and Future Directions. Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 31(4), 232-240.



Pam Winton
Principal Investigator
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Virginia Buysse
Co-Principal Investigator
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Beth Rous
Co-Principal Investigator
University of Kentucky

Ann Turnbull
Co-Principal Investigator
University of Kansas

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