April Edition (2015), Volume 9

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      April 30, 2015 | Volume 9 view archiveemail friendtweet




Checklist: Finding a First Job that Fits Your Teen

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Landing that first job can be a major confidence boost for teens with learning and attention issues. It says, "I believe in you and value your efforts!" But empowering as a good experience can be, a blow to your teen's self-esteem. It may even keep them from looking for another job. Check out this printable checklist that can help you make sure the job is just right.

Printable Checklist

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Transition to Employment

Model projects fostering careers in the arts for youth with disabilities. Check out the six state projects and how they developed similar transition programs for youth with disabilities in their schools and communities. Continue reading...



Youth and Disability Disclosure: The Role of Families and Advocates

This InfoBrief highlights NCWD-Youth's The 411 on Disability Disclosure, and explores the role families and advocates play in helping youth understand the importance of appropriate disability disclosure. Continue reading...


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Accommodations Categories Chart

Accommodations are often thought of as physical equipment or modifications. However, accommodations can include a wide range of non-physical modifications. It is helpful to consider these six categories with the employer and employee when discussing how to resolve task barriers. Continue reading...




PROMISE TA Center Website Tutorial

May 14, 2015

2:00 - 3:00PM, EDT


PROMISE Grantee 'Family Meeting'

May 28, 2015

2:00 - 3:30PM, EST


July 9, 2015

2:00 - 3:30, EST


October 1, 2015

2:00 - 3:30, EST


Annual PROMISE Meeting

November 18-19, 2015 (with the option of attending the AUCD conference -- November 16-18, 2015)

PROMISE TA Center Website


The AUCD (Association of University Centers on Disabilities) PROMISE TA Center produced this newsletter under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs associated with PR Award #H418P14. The contents of this newsletter do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government.

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