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INCLUDEnyc | Access for young adults with disabilities

october 2019

News & resources

Independent Living

What does it mean to live in my own place?
AHRC and Center for Urban Pedagogy 

Five key strategies for financial well-being
NYS Transition Partners 

NYS ID for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (request form)

Services and Systems

Alternatives to resolving issues at school
New York State Dispute Resolution Association

SSI and turning 18: what to do (video)


Study strategies for students with ADHD
University of Illinois

Know your rights, high school students
Advocates for Children 



Explore your career path (tool)
NYS Department of Labor 

What if I disagree with my ACCES-VR decision?
Office of Adult Career and Continuing Education Services

State Education Dept. recognizes employers of individuals with disabilities

Request for Proposal

NYS Transition Partners will award four $2,500 grants to NYS organizations assisting young people with disabilities navigate transition to adulthood. Due December 6th.

Learn more

Science and Technology

Path to independence: apps for transition-aged youth
PACER Center

Assistive technology for students with learning disabilities (low to high tech)
Learning Disabilities Association

Disability and Culture

How Hollywood is working to improve representation of people with disabilities

The new faces of disability: busting stereotypes and bending the world to fit their needs

Upcoming events & workshops

New York City 

Tonight: Introduction to transition planning 

October 15: Building social skills for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities 

October 17: Creating emergency plans for people with disabilities (live stream) 

Western New York

Tonight: Life after high school: support systems and having a plan 

October 9: What is a life plan? (webinar) 

Finger Lakes

October 18: Bullying: an introduction for families 

October 21: Creating a life after high school series 

October 30: Emergency management and quality of life conference 

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