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NYS Transition Partners | Access for young adults with disabilities

september 2019

News & resources

Services and Systems

New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities information sessions (Front Door)
Office for People with Developmental Disabilities

Transition tips for young people with behavioral health challenges in New York State
NYS Transition Partners

Education

Standardized test scores inch up, opt-outs drop in New York
Times Union

Transition and college planning
Advocates for Children 

Independent Living

Marca Bristo, founder of National Council on Independent Living, dies at 66
New York Times

Tips when considering housing and services
PACER

Work

First job experiences for teens
Understood 

Requesting accommodations on the job
Disability Rights New York 


Science and Technology

Using virtual reality to help students with disabilities
Hechinger Report

Involving teens and young adults in selecting assistive technology
Center on Technology and Disability
 

Disability and Culture

The dignity of disabled lives
New York Times

People with disabilities finding love
Refinery29



Upcoming events & workshops

New York City 

September 16: Understanding your childÂ’s IEP 

September 17: Busing and specialized transportation 

September 18: Introduction to transition planning 

Western New York

September 17: Meet & Greet with Encompass Genesee 

September 28: Preparing our teens for adulthood 

October 1: Students with disabilities & dealing with suspension 

October 8: Support systems and having a plan after high school

Finger Lakes

September 18: Connected, Compassionate and Resilient - family session

October 21: Creating a Life After High School series

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