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november 2020

News & resources

Thanks to a grant from the U.S. Department of Education, this newsletter will now provide information and resources for transition-aged youth with disabilities across the Northeast spanning 11 states, Puerto Rico, Washington D.C., and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


New guidance from the U.S. Department of Education on youth with disabilities transitioning to adulthood amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Disability Scoop

Supporting college students learning at home
Child Mind Institute

Virtual schooling might change how some students with disabilities socialize

Disability and Culture

First man with Down syndrome completes Ironman triathlon

The complexity of passing as non-disabled
Rooted in Rights

The disabled community doesn't want your pity
The Nation

Independent Living  

What is an ABLE account?
ABLE National Resource Center

Disability housing policy before and during COVID-19
Harvard Politics

Services and Systems  

The neglect of disability care
The American Prospect

Removing cops from behavioral calls


Tips for disclosing a disability to an employer

Virtual career fairs for people with disabilities
Social Security Administration

Science and Technology

Making Chromebooks accessible for people with disabilities

Gamers forge their own paths when it comes to accessibility


Tonight: Online college night

Tonight: What to know before going off to college

November 12: Navegando Zoom

November 12: Structure, routine, and strategies during COVID-19

November 16: Understanding NYS developmental disabilities services

November 19: AbogacĂ­a para las familias

November 23: Understanding diploma options and pathways

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