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march 2021

News & resources

REAL Transition Partners is jointly managed by SPAN Parent Advocacy Network (NJ), Federation for Children with Special Needs (MA), and New York State Transition Partners (INCLUDEnyc, Parent Network of WNY, Starbridge). We provide information, training and technical assistance, and support to youth and young adults with disabilities and their families. Learn more.


Will colleges maintain flexibility for students with disabilities?
Inside Higher Ed

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Transition to Adulthood Center for Research

Disability and Culture

Defining disability activism

Netflix pledges to move towards more inclusive films and shows
Disability Scoop

¿Usamos frases discriminatorias sin saberlo?

Independent Living  

Disabled recipients of stimulus aid are urged to save some in special accounts
New York Times

Accessible design is good design
Architect Magazine

Services and Systems  

Federal government says states should prioritize vaccines for people with disabilities
Washington Post

National Alliance on Mental Illness 


People with disabilities have lost more jobs during pandemic than other workers
New York Times

Providing vocational rehabilitation services remotely
Institute for Community Inclusion

Science and Technology

Making space accessible to all

New global accessibility guide sets higher bar for manufacturers
World Health Organization


March 11: Diploma and credential options for families

March 11: Advocacy skills for families

March 18: Connecting individuals with disabilities to adult services

March 18: Mindfulness stress reduction series

March 22: Overview of OPWDD

March 24: College access for students with disabilities
Interpretación en español disponible

April 1: A family’s guide to student led IEPs

April 11: Exploring sibling relationships (panel discussion)

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