Join a Conversation for Change - Shape Federal Transition Strategies, May 13-27
(posted May 08, 2013)
Join an online conversation May 13th - 27th, hosted by the U.S. departments of Labor, Education, and Health and Human Services and the Social Security Administration, to examine the impact of existing federal regulations and legislation on the successful transition from school to work of youths and young adults with disabilities. Click here to register and participate or visit fptepolicyworks.ideascale.com/.
2012 National Focus Group Attempts to Close the Gap
(posted May 02, 2013)
The results of the May 6 7, 2012 NSTTAC led Focus Group are now available online. Transition to College and Careers for Youth with Disabilities: Dreams vs. Reality, Gaps and Challenges, and Strategies to Address Them identifies the findings of stakeholders and experts from across the United States invited to participate in a focus group to identify key challenges and solutions to transition issues. Click here to see the recommended strategies for policy change.
NEW! Contacting Hard-to-Find Youth: Strategies for the Post-School Survey
(posted April 29, 2013)
National Post-School Outcomes Center recently developed a document summarizing strategies for contacting underrepresented, hard-to-find youth in post-school surveys. These strategies were recommended by youth and their families from focus groups across four states. Click here for a link to the document.
Fun New Tool to Organize Your Favorite Sites!
(posted January 08, 2013)
Tired of hunting-down your favorite transition websites? Put our bookmarking tool to use collecting websites into one handy location in your Transition Coalition Library. Log-in and go to My Items in My Library to get started. New to website? Click here to register.
(posted November 21, 2012)
Self-Advocacy Online is an educational networking tool that includes multimedia lessons on living self-determined, healthy, contributing lives. Website also features a story wall of videos of self-advocates sharing their stories and a national listing of self-advocacy groups.