External Webinar

Supported Education: Finding the Right Support for College Success

In this session, we will discuss supported education models and highlight the benefits of providing educational support to students. We will also delineate specific roles and responsibilities that support staff fulfill, including offering encouragement, providing academic assistance, giving corrective feedback, and prompting organizational skill-building and social-skill awareness.

Transition Considerations for Youth with Complex Support Needs

This webinar, sponsored by NTACT, will feature Michael Stoehr (NTACT), Linda O’Neal (San Diego State University), and Charlie Walters (University of South Carolina) who will discuss effective practice strategies and supports for youth with Complex Support Needs as they transition to successful post-secondary outcomes of education/training, employment, and community engagement.

Innovations in Education for Youth Recipients of Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

This webinar will highlight education interventions that engage students, families, and professionals and promote the seamless transition from school to work. Attendees will learn about models that engage students in career and work experiences that lead to competitive, integrated employment. Think College will share strategies and lessons learned on inclusive postsecondary options that prepare youth with disabilities for careers. CaPROMISE will showcase its secondary education intervention and the impact of the intervention on education outcomes for youth receiving SSI.

Expanding the Dialogue on Autism: Reflections on Research & Real Life in Healthcare

This event is fourth in a series of online talks which will engage experts in the field of autism, some of whom are on the spectrum themselves, or have children who are on the spectrum. The goal is to look at ways that people on the spectrum are shattering outdated expectations about their potential, their success, and their engagement in education, employment, healthcare, and community life.

Transition Innovations: Promising Vocational Rehabilitation Practices for Youth

Recent federal policy changes require state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies to expand service delivery to transition-age youth and young adults with disabilities. These expanded services intend to improve youth’s preparation for college and employment. Mathematica’s Center for Studying Disability Policy will host a live webinar that will explore the impact of these new policy changes. The webinar will specifically highlight effective VR service practices and the challenges that state VR agencies face in adhering to new federal mandates related to transition-age youth.