External Webinar

Preparing Students with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities for Inclusive Higher Ed (Transition TN)

This webcast will be 2-fold. The webcast’s first part will focus on finding college options for students with intellectual disabilities. It will include a review of resources to help students and families to find the right fit, prepare for college, and pay for college. The webcast’s second part will focus on the Tennessee Alliance for Inclusive Higher Education and Tennessee resources to help students and families pay for college, and review college options currently available in the state.

The Big Idea — State of College Readiness for Students with Vision Loss

In this Summer Learning Series, hosted by Perkins School for the Blind, leading experts and students with lived experience will come together to investigate the state of college readiness for students with vision loss, to examine best practices, explore areas for growth and offer fresh approaches for students, their families, and educators.

Webinar: A Self Advocate Perspective: Strengthening the System of Support

Join Employment First Florida on April 12, 2022 to hear from self-advocates as they discuss their membership in the Florida Developmental Disabilities Network Leadership Development Program. Attendees will learn about work being done to identify barriers and solutions to improve quality employment services for those with developmental disabilities. During the event, our speakers will describe the creation of a scorecard that allows people with disabilities to determine whether they are receiving high quality employment services.

Strategies for Meaningful Student/Youth/Young Adult Engagement on State and Local Teams

This session, presented by members of the NTACT:C Youth Engagement Transition Initiative (YETI), will provide state and local interagency team members with strategies and resources to meaningfully engage students, youth, and young adults in transition team meetings and related activities. State team leaders who will be attending this year’s May 3-5, 2022 NTACT:C Capacity Building Virtual Institute are encouraged to participate in this session and to actively recruit and engage a student/youth/young adult to be on your state’s CBVI team.