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Self-Determination Presenter Guide

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This presenter guide was developed to provide presentation materials for others to use for professional development focused on teaching self-determination to students with disabilities. This packet of materials includes: a Powerpoint presentation with a script, pre/post tests for students, and a workshop evaluation. The presentation includes information on what self-determination is, why it should be taught to students, how to …

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Transition 101

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Dr. Jim Martin provides a 1 hour overview of transition planning organized in 8 major categories. This video was developed as an overview for participants of the 2020 NTACT:C Capacity-Building Institute (CBI). This video is a good introduction to transition planning overall and can be used to provide a basis of understanding primarily, with school, agency or other personnel new …

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Transition Assessment: The BIG Picture Training Module

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IDEA (2004) requires identification of post-secondary goals that are “based upon age-appropriate transition assessments related to training, education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living skills.” Therefore, it is vital that special educators use effective transition assessments and assessment processes. Practitioners continue to struggle with critical issues of transition assessment including: Defining it Implementing assessment plans Interpreting and applying data All …

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Strategies for School Completion Training Module

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Data show that students with disabilities drop out at a higher rate than students without disabilities. Resources and effective strategies and interventions for these students are available. This Transition Coalition online training module can help you improve school completion for students with disabilities. Learn about the significance of completing high school, reasons why students with disabilities drop out, strategies, and …

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IEP Considerations in the 2020-21 School Year: Presenter Guide

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Presentation materials to help prepare secondary special educators and others with information and resources needed to develop and implement Individualized Education Programs under social distancing orders due to global pandemic.

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NTACT: the Collaborative Capacity Building (virtual) Institute

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Capacity Building (virtual) Institute (CBVI) for interdisciplinary teams from states and territories focused on improving outcomes for secondary students and youth with disabilities is right around the corner! 1 – 4 PM (Eastern) daily May 3 – 6, 2021. Registration closes on April 30! Questions? Contact us.

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Unpacking Assumptions: Equitable Approaches to Re-Engaging Students and Youth in Education and VR Services

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Recorded April 27, 2021  This presentation by NTACT:C staff members, Bettie Ray Butler, Natasha Mitchell, and DJ Ralston will provide information on the following: Begin to understand and deconstruct key equity-oriented language Understand how disability and poverty intersect and its resulting implications Critically reflect on one’s own biases using mental models Reimagine student and youth re-engagement in secondary education and …