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Starbridge | Access for young adults with disabilities


News & resources

Disability and Culture

Designing accessible fashion for people with disabilities

Doctors with disabilities push for culture change in medicine

Services and Systems

New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities upcoming forums on Managed Care

Types of college accommodations and services


Preparing students in the age of automation
The 74

Opinion: Why are we still teaching reading the wrong way
New York Times

Independent Living

New report on housing, services, and intentional communities for people with developmental disabilities
New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation

Promoting self-advocacy during transition planning
NYS Transition Partners


Voc rehab doubling down on transition-age youths
Disability Scoop

Closing the disability inclusion gap at work

Science and Technology

A smart city is an accessible city
The Atlantic

Family information guide to assistive technology and transition planning
Center on Technology and Disability

Upcoming events & workshops

November 14: RAISE (The National Resources for Access, Independence, Self-Advocacy and Employment Center) and National Disability Rights Network invites you to join the Smart Homes Made Simple Webinar

November 17 and 20: YOUTH POWER! of Families Together in New York State is accepting applications from youth and parents/caregivers for the 2018 NYC Region Youth Leadership Forum (YLF). This event is FREE and includes meals, housing, and transportation assistance.

New York City

November 15: Turning 18: Rights, Benefits, & Planning

November 28: Navigating OPWDD Through Transition

December 1: Work While Receiving SSI

December 11: Activist and Ford Foundation Senior Fellow, Judy Heumann, shares her perspective on the journey for disability rights at the Dreams of Independence symposium in NYC, then she is joined by a panel  to explore the beliefs and practices that empower youth to take ownership of their dreams.

Western New York

Today, November 20 and 27, and December 4: The Nurtured Heart Approach Four Week Parenting Series

November 17: Hands On With Sensory Processing

November 20: Entendiendo Y Aprendiendo Planes de Comportamiento Escola / Understanding School Behavior Plans

November 20: Finding the Best Graduation Option for Students With Disabilities

November 27: Life After High School


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