101 CMR 10.02 - Definitions

Bureau of Transitional Planning (BTP). The bureau within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services which is responsible for coordinating the development of and monitoring the implementation of an individual transitional plan.

Disabled Person. A disabled person within the meaning of M.G.L. c. 71B, § 12A.

Individual Transitional Plan (FTP). A plan for a program of habilitative services for disabled persons whose entitlement to services under special education programs has terminated or will terminate as a result of such person's graduation from high school or attainment of 22 years of age.

Transitional Advisory Committee (TAC). A committee established pursuant to M.G.L. c. 71B, § 12B which reviews and approves all ITPs. The TAC consists of the Secretary of the Executive Office of Health and Human Services or his or her designee, and representatives from the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, Department of Mental Health, Department of Developmental Services, Department of Public Health, Department of Children and Families, Department of Transitional Assistance, Department of Youth Services, Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission, Massachusetts Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, and the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Transitional Agency. A state agency within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services designated at the start of the transitional planning process to develop an FTP for a disabled person and to act as case coordinator to a disabled person during the transitional planning process.


101 CMR 10.02
Amended by Mass Register Issue 1363, eff. 4/20/2018.

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