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For young adults with disabilities


TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9, 2016

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News and Perspective

Work

Examples of job accommodations for people with disabilities
Disability.gov

WOW Program: Building Pathways to Employment
Disability News

Dancing Starbucks barista with autism raises awareness about disability employment
A PLUS


Education

NYS Board of Regents adopts an amendment that would provide an additional local diploma option to students with disabilities
NYSED

Inclusion on the rise in nation’s schools
Disability Scoop

BLOG: Let’s use data to help our kids, not lock it up and throw away the key
Huffington Post


Adult Services and Supports

Short video on key differences system-centered planning vs person-centered-planning
Open Future Learning


Independent Living

Justice department intervenes in housing discrimination case
Disability Scoop

How smart do you have to be to raise a child?
NY Magazine


Disability and Culture


What 'Making a Murderer' reveals about the justice system and intellectual disability
Rolling Stone

Group helps young adults with autism fit in
Disability Scoop

Ten disability awareness lessons learned from Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Friendship Circle

Around the world in a wheelchair


Resources

A how-to guide on the US DOE’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for high school students and the adults who help them
Applying practical solutions for employment success
Six ways parents can help their college students with anxiety
What's perseveration, why it happens, and how to help
College or training programs: How to decide
A guide for improving transition outcomes for young people with disabilities in the juvenile corrections system
The difference between audiobooks and text-to-speech


Blog of the Month

The words that made my day after visiting my son with autism at college


Events


New York City

February 11: Your Guide to Transition and Life After High School
INCLUDEnyc


Western New York

TONIGHT: Western New York Developmental Disability Regional Offices (DDRO), Chautauqua
Parent Network Western New York

TOMORROW: Western New York Developmental Disability Regional Offices (DDRO) Information Session, Niagara
Parent Network Western New York

February 18: Benefits for Persons with Developmental Disabilities in New York State, Erie
Parent Network Western New York

February 23: Educate to elevate, Erie
Parent Network Western New York



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