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Managing Challenging Behaviors At Home During COVID-19

Five Strategies for Families With Disabilities

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Family Time

Andi Bonge, Occupational Therapist

Andi has been an OT for more than 20 years including working with students ranging from early childhood to high school age. 
She earned a master's degree in OT from Rockhurst University and a bachelor of science from University of Nebraska-Kearney.

This is a 2-part series.

April 7th 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

1. Learn strategies for creating a calmer home life during COVID-19. 

2. Sign up for FREE personal coaching to develop a behavior plan custom-made for your family. 

  • Register here for the 10 a.m. session.

  • Click here for the 6 p.m. session.

Father and Son Baking

April 14th 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Join Andi and families as they share how home life has been during #stayathome since using the new behavior plans.

Register here for the 10 a.m. session.

Click here to register for the 7 p.m. session.

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COVID-19 Response

Uniting and supporting families

The Transition Academy is committed to supporting families during the COVID-19 Crisis and Beyond! The KC Special Education Family Check-In was our first virtual event designed to bring together families, teachers, school professionals, social services, medical professionals and all who support families with disabilities. Let's lean on and learn from one another so we can be stronger and united in the future. Click here for a recap of this session.


Meet our founder



The Transition Academy is your source for special needs college and career planning. Students, families and teachers now have a navigation tool to explore options after high school!


What We Do

Making A Difference

The Transition Academy offers college and career opportunities including:

  • College tours

  • Job training program tours

  • Life skills/Independent Living program tours

  • SPED teacher professional development

  • Parent advocacy training

  • Life after high school planning


The Transition Academy was founded by Kim Riley, a parent determined to make sure students with disabilities get to explore college and career options after high school. And if the option doesn't exist, let's create it together.

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