The Virginia Department of Education, in conjunction with I’m Determined, hosts MOVE, a three-day summit on a Virginia college campus, welcoming African-American males with disabilities and their families. To put research into practice, MOVE’s model includes: leadership by youth with disabilities, African-American male leaders and mentors, and parent training MOVE strives to empower African-American males with disabilities to overcome barriers, …
Understanding the Big Picture: The Connection between Disability and Poverty and Why Financial Capability Matters
By looking at the intersection between disability and poverty, this webinar will address myths and share strategies to promote financial capabilities and gainful employment for youth with disabilities living in or near poverty.
Culturally Responsive Practices and PBIS Annotated Bibliography
This annotated bibliography provides a practical overview of the research base behind culturally responsible positive behavioral interventions and supports that can be used to improve outcomes of students with disabilities and decrease exclusionary disciplinary practices. Download the Culturally Responsive Practices & PBIS Annotated Bibliography (PDF)
Work-Based Learning for Students with High Support Needs: Themes, Strategies, and Policy Recommendations
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.
Secondary Practices, Predictors, and Postsecondary Outcomes for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder Annotated Bibliography
Strategies that align with transition practices and predictors as well as research relevant to post-school outcome information for students with autism spectrum disorder.
Unpacking Assumptions: Equitable Approaches to Re-Engaging Students and Youth in Education and VR Services
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 …
Toward a Conception of Culturally Responsive Practices in Transition Planning (CRPTP)
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.
Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Secondary Education
This resource provides a basic review of Universal Design for Learning as well as multiple additional resources for more in-depth strategies and information.
Decreasing Dropout Rates for Minority Male Youth with Disabilities from Culturally and Ethnically Diverse Backgrounds
Explores the nature of the dropout rates among three ethnicities (American Indian, African American, and Latino) and strategies to improve graduation rates.