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ACCESS: News & Perspective, Resources, Blog of the Month, Your opinion and Events.
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For young adults with disabilities


Access for young adults with disabilities
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 8, 2016
News and Perspective

Work

National Disability Employment Awareness Month
How family support helped start Brian’s business

Education

Are there IEPs and 504s in college?
Opinion: College isn't always the best option for vocationally minded students

Science and Technology

The woman featured in Apple’s accessibility video also edited it

Independent Living

Voters with disabilities fight for more accessible polling places
Five key skills for independent living
Blog: Five things you go through if you ride paratransit

Disability and Culture

Citing Strong Viewership, ABC Awards Full Season To ‘Speechless”
Opinion: I don't want to be inspiring
ABC, ESPN sign on to broadcast the special olympics
Resources

Free accessibility tool for adding audio description to YouTube videos
IEP (Individualized Education Program) binder checklist
Free benefits counseling
No cost information technology program
Blog of the Month

When a trip to the dentist is more than just a trip to the dentist
Events

New York

November 10: Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities
November 14: Learning Disabilities Citywide Conference
December 1: So Much Information; So Little Time
December 8: Services for Families and Parents of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities
December 13: Resource fair for parents, family members, people with developmental disabilities, and professionals

Western New York

Today - November 9: New York State Division on Career Development and Transition Pre-Conference Events
November 10: Teen night at Sensational Fun
November 12: Financial Wellness Fair
November 16: Letting Go: Looking at the Emotional Side of Transition

Finger Lakes

November 10: Disability agency fair
November 17: The Right to Work: Opportunities for Self-Sufficiency and Self-Direction
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