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INCLUDEnyc | Access for young adults with disabilities

March 2020

News & resources

Education

The State University of New York and students with disabilities
SUNY

New York State Alternate Assessment
NYSED

Independent Living

When people with developmental disabilities make their own decisions on guardianship & supports (live stream video)
Supported Decision-Making New York & INCLUDEnyc

How a blind commuter navigates the streets and subways of NYC
Gothamist

Services and Systems

NYS district offices of Adult Career & Continuing Education Services-Vocational Rehabilitation
ACCES-VR

NYS search tool on health plans and providers
NYS DOH
 

Mark Your Calendar

How can I help my child with their career choice, job search, and find workplace success?

Join us for our 2020 Employment Summit.
June 2 & 3 in Albany

Scholarships will be available for young people with disabilities, parents, and families.

 

Work

Blog: How I disclose my disability during a job search
Fast Company

How to set aside income for work goals when eligible or receiving Social Security income
SSA

Science and Technology

Is this really a brilliant disability innovation?
Forbes

Defining the disabled body using tech
Dazed

Disability and Culture

Please don’t say high or low-functioning
Yahoo!

Service dogs, opening doors to independence
Raise Center
 



Upcoming events & workshops

New York City 

March 12: Advocacy skills for parents

March 18: Navigating OPWDD through transition

March 29: Exploring sibling relationships


Western New York

March 11 & March 24: Preparing for high school 

March 18: Finding the best graduation option for students with disabilities 
 

Finger Lakes

April 14: Creating a life after high school

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