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january 2021

News & resources


U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether schools may discipline students for internet speech
Education Week

Tips for supporting college students learning at home
Child Mind Institute

Disability and Culture

Disability representation on ‘The Bachelor’
Elite Daily

Documentary shares portraits of autism
New York Times

Independent Living  

Understanding the transition from college to career and ‘adulting’
UMass Medical School

State and local emergency rental assistance

Services and Systems  

New changes made to family income calculation on Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
New York Times

Self-direction guidance for providers and families
NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities (OPWDD)


Job accommodations for specific disabilities

Job interview questions to practice with your teen

Science and Technology

CDC adds Down Syndrome to COVID-19 ‘increased risk’ list
Disability Scoop

How artificial intelligence can remove hiring bias


Tonight: Transition planning for families

January 13: How to have “the talk”

January 14: Top 5 rights in special education

January 17-18: Build your leadership skills (virtual conference for youth 16-26)

January 25: Turning 18: rights, benefits, and planning

January 25: Live, learn, work, and play during the transition process

January 26: Structure, routine, and strategies during COVID-19

January 30: Transition services at INCLUDEnyc Fair

January 30: Transition through the years (mini-conference)

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