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For young adults with disabilities


Access for young adults with disabilities
TUESDAY JULY 12, 2016
News and Perspective

Work

Five rules to implement the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)
Escaping the disability trap
We need a coffee shop like this one in every town
Man couldn't find work because of his service dog, until someone hired them both
Obama administration announces new regulations to strengthen employment and training opportunities for millions of Americans
VIDEO: Sam the Starbucks barista
Schools and businesses must work together to change perceptions of learning disabilities
Employees achieve success and happiness with agency's help
Hotel staff proves disability was not a hindrance in finding a job
Education

HOT TOPIC! New graduation options
What does the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) mean for special education?
College of Music offers program for pre-college students with autism
Science and Technology

Visual shopping list app
The remarkable tech bringing the deaf and hearing worlds together
Microsoft is creating wheelchair avatars for xbox users
Independent Living

Families face indefinite wait for services
Teaching people with intellectual disabilities to live independently and safely
The question my parents asked that helped me become a self-advocate
Airline accessibility remains an issue for people with disabilities
Disability rights groups sue MTA for excluding elevator at newly renovated Bronx subway station
Disability and Culture

Autism at the center of a new TV drama
5 myths people with invisible disabilities want busted
Jews with disabilities prepare for a rite of passage
Niagara Q&A: Whalen's a man on a mission in promoting access for people with disabilities
Resources

High school graduation options for students with disabilities
Adult services and supports, residential support
Individualized Employment Options
Transition planning for students with disabilities
9 ways to get teens reading
Teen Central: Teen help for teen problems
Video: Disability disclosure
Dispute resolution alternatives
Blog of the Month

Dress for success: How to dress for the all important job interview
Events

NYC

August 16: Busing and Specialized Transportation
August 11: Power of the Arts
Please join us on Thursday, August 11, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. at the Inwood location of United Cerebral Palsy, 5030 Broadway, for what promises to be a spectacular show. Find out how the arts can benefit you or your loved one with a disability, and how to become a part of the historical, vibrant New York City artistic community!
Finger Lakes

August 30: b Dignity of Riskb  and Self-Directed Living
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