Community-Based Transition Pilot Program


Project Description

The CBTPP is envisioned to become a community-based outreach program of the USC UCEDD at CHLA. 

The Transition Pilot Plan Components:

Based on a community-integration approach provides service coordination for full range of transition services and supports that include:
  • Health care
  • Social Supports 
  • Leisure 
  • Career Guidance 
  • Housing
  • Education
  • Financial Literacy
  • Employment

Transition Pilot Plan Characteristics

  • Sustainable
  • Is equitable and comprehensive
  • Feasible for implementation
  • Meets the needs of ID/DD target population
  • Can be easily implemented
  • Blueprint including pilot partners available for CHLA UCEDD implementation

The goals/outcomes of this pilot program is to:
  • to develop an equitable, comprehensive plan for a community-based transition pilot program (CBTPP) for youth and young adults (YYA) with ID/DD in an underserved and racially and ethnically diverse Los Angeles community that addresses both transfer of medical care as well as transition into community-based services and supports to promote independent living and employment

  • Increase awareness of the transition needs of YYA with ID/DD

  • Interagency collaboration through Partnership Advisory Team (PAT) 

  • Dissemination of transition resources to CBTPP and USC UCEDD network 

Transition Summit Professional Day 2022

HubSpot Video


Transition Summit Family Day 2022

HubSpot Video

Additional Information

Cecily Betz, PhD, Principal Investigator

Christine Mirzaian, MD, MPH, Co-Principal Investigator


Funding: Administration for Community Living 

Project Duration: 2021-2023

Collaborators: Partnership Advisory Team (PAT)