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Transition Food for Thought

The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition (NTACT) recently concluded its 2019 Capacity Building Institute and has kindly published the presentations from the conference on the NTACT website.

On the list, you’ll find:

  • More than Just Fun! Designing Accessible Summer Programs
  • Partnering with Hard-to-Connect Families
  • Customized Employment: Planning and Implementing to Impact Outcomes
  • Preparing Students with Disabilities for College
  • GOT DATA? Learning How to Obtain, Share, Apply

…and many more.

Happy summer reading!

You are invited to the ” WINTAC Pre-Employment Transition Services Topic Area Update” Webinar

This pre-recorded webinar provides information regarding the pre-employment transition service tools, resources, and products available on the website; as well as a brief description of the common activities, outcomes and impact expectations around pre-employment transition services for State VR Agencies. We also highlight joint collaborative work across the WINTAC topic areas, and partnerships with other TA centers.

Closed Captioning will stream during the recording. A copy of the transcript is also available upon request. Presentation materials are available for download once registered. Please note there are no CRC credits available for this webinar.

Event: WINTAC Pre-Employment Transition Services Topic Area Update Webinar
When: This Webinar is pre-recorded and available on demand which means participants can view this recording at any time.

To register and view this recorded webinar, please visit the following link:
WINTAC Pre-Employment Transition Services Topic Area Update Webinar
If you have any questions or need additional information please contact Brenda Simmons @bksimmons@gwu.edu or at 816.739.7648.

Upcoming Webinars:

Everyone Can Work! Paid Work Experiences for Students with Disabilities

Work can be an invaluable experience in a high school student’s life; it not only means being able to earn money, but it also promotes a sense of accomplishment while simultaneously fostering autonomy and developing several skills that will be useful after graduation. In this session national and state presenters will provide outcome data and share information and resources related to effective programs, projects, and activities that engaged students in paid work experiences.

June 20, 2019 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register here

Overview of Labor Laws and Employment Related Issues

During this webinar, targeted for professionals who are involved with obtaining and providing work experiences for youth and young adults with disabilities, information will be presented on the Fair Labor Standards Act and how these laws apply to youth with disabilities. Participants will learn how federal and state laws affect work experiences for transition age youth aged 14-21.

July 18, 2019 3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Register here

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