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Work-Based Learning for Students with High Support Needs: Themes, Strategies, and Policy Recommendations

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This informational brief provides an outline of strategies and structure for developing and implementing a work-based learning program for students with complex support needs.

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Guide for Teacher’s / Educators on Collaborating with Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Youth with Disabilities

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Introducing students to a VR counselor early and including them on the student’s IEP team with appropriate consent will increase the student’s ability to access opportunities that address their needs.  Find out more about connecting to VR services.

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NTACT: the Collaborative (new center named)

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The recently (October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2025) OSEP and RSA funded National Technical Assistance Center on Transition for Students and Youth with Disabilities will call itself the “National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: the Collaborative” or “NTACT: the Collaborative” (NTACT:C). Logo and branding to be determined soon. NTACT: the Collaborative is underway! The new center is responding to requests for technical assistance and …

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Toward a Conception of Culturally Responsive Practices in Transition Planning (CRPTP)

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Explore the importance and necessity of planning transition from a cultural lens with a focus on equity. Learn about key principles and best practices in culturally responsive approaches in transition planning for students with disabilities.

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Overview of Labor Laws and Employment Related Issues

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For professionals who are involved with obtaining and providing work experiences for youth and young adults with disabilities, this webinar provides information on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and how it applies to youth with disabilities

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Work-Based Learning for Students with High Support Needs: Themes, Strategies, and Policy Recommendations

Ask a Question or Leave a Comment 5116 Views Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Featured Content, Policy / Procedure, Secondary Education, VR Transition Services

This informational brief provides an outline of strategies and structure for developing and implementing a work-based learning program for students with complex support needs.

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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 …

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Toward a Conception of Culturally Responsive Practices in Transition Planning (CRPTP)

Ask a Question or Leave a Comment 192 Views Archived Webinar, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Featured Content, Transition Planning, Youth Engagement

Explore the importance and necessity of planning transition from a cultural lens with a focus on equity. Learn about key principles and best practices in culturally responsive approaches in transition planning for students with disabilities.

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Pre-Employment Transition Services – 5 Part Webinar Series

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This series of pre-recorded webinars highlights the five required pre-employment transition services. Each of the five webinars include curricula/activities, state spotlights, examples of expected outcomes and ways to identify student progress, tips for successful service delivery, and additional supports and resources that may be used to provide these services for students with disabilities. Please be sure to complete the evaluation located …

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Employment Preparation and Work Based Learning Experiences in a Virtual World

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Explores effective practices, resources, and strategies for family members and professional staff in supporting students with disabilities to access and participate in work-based learning experiences in virtual and distance learning environments

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