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INCLUDEnyc | Access for young adults with disabilities

February 2020

News & resources

Independent Living

New York State Independent Living Centers
NYSED

How to file a housing discrimination complaint
HUD


Survey

Tell us about your experiences and goals for living, learning, and working. Thank you for your feedback!



Services and Systems

Preparing for an Office for People with Developmental Disabilities assessment
Guide & Connect


How to apply for Supplemental Security Income benefits
Advocates for Children
 

Education

Do online programs work for high school & college students with disabilities?
Inside Higher Ed

Your voice can help change high school graduation requirements
NYSED

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 on June 2 & 3 in Albany.

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



Work

How to ask an employer for disability accommodations
JAN

Worksheet to help build your resume
PACER

Science and Technology

New disability bitmoji coming soon
Mashable


Turn your power chair into an Xbox controller
The Verge
 

Disability and Culture

First Oscar presenter with Down Syndrome
Hollywood Reporter

Netflix showing new documentary on history of disability rights movement
Yahoo!
 



Upcoming events & workshops

Register Now

New York City 

February 13: Top five rights in special education

February 27: Inclusive recreation for all ages (live stream)

February 28: Advocacy skills for parents


Western New York

February 12: How to protect my childÂ’s future through guardianship, wills, & trusts

February 19: Best graduation options for students with disabilities (webinar)
 

Finger Lakes

April 14: Creating a life after high school (5-week series for youth and parents)

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