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INCLUDEnyc | Access for young adults with disabilities

October 2018

News & resources

Disability and Culture

Opinion: It's time for a national museum on disability
New York Times

Theater program gives stage to children with disabilities
Disability Scoop

Blog: The new movie Night School passes my test (students with special needs deserve respect and jobs like everyone else)
Hechinger Report

Services and Systems

Lawmakers look to improve care for kids with complex conditions
Disability Scoop

Voting accessibility
Disability Rights New York


This fall, all New York State students will learn about mental health 

One-pager template
I'm Determined

Independent Living

Moving from pediatric to adult care
Healthy Transitions

Independent living checklist
Transition Coalition


This is how small organizations are bringing neurodiverse workers on board

Work for ages 14-17
Department of Labor

Science and Technology

Design with disability 
Public Books


The Path to Independence: Mobile apps to support transition-age youth
This publication highlights free and low-cost mobile apps available to support transition-age youth with disabilities as they embark on their journey towards post-secondary education, job training, employment, and independent living. 

Upcoming events & workshops

Transition Webinar Series

October 11: Changes in Services for People with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

October 18: INCLUDEnyc LIVE: Turning 18 and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

October 25: Self-Determination Webinar

November 1: High School Graduation Options

New York City

October 30: College is Possible

November 1: Introduction to Transition Planning

Western New York

October 16: Pathways to Graduation

October 18: 33rd Annual WNY College Night for Students with Disabilities

October 20: 2018 Annual Conference: Solidarity in Family & Youth Peer Support

November 1: Understanding Special Education

November 5: Understanding the Individualized Education Program (IEP) Process

November 8: Making Sense of School Discipline and Suspension

Finger Lakes

October 16: Creating a Life After High School Series begins

October 24: Is Inclusive Education for Us?

October 30: Pathways to Graduation Webinar

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