B. Research

As part of evidence-based practice, families and practitioners can turn to the best available research to answer questions and solve practice dilemmas. The best available research should be current and of high quality, tell how the practice was implemented and whether it was effective, and be relevant to the situation in the practice dilemma.

Learn more about the effectiveness research on transition by reading Handout 2.8: Research Summary on Transition Practices in Early Childhood.

Supplemental Materials

If you would like to learn more about research on transition, see the National Early Childhood Transition Center (NECTC) Research Brief entitled Summary of Findings from the Research on Child-Focused Transition and the NECTC Technical Report #5 A Review of Research in Early Childhood Transition: Child and Family Studies.