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HEATH Spring 2016 Newsletter Released May 30, 2016

Our 2016 HEATH NYTC Spring Newsletter is released! Elisabeth Kutscher has written an insightful article called “What Are We Learning from Successful Adults with Disabilities?”  The purpose of this newsletter article was to report on a brief review of literature that examined factors related to “success” among adults with disabilities. In addition to our article, we have information on new transition materials, conference and webinar opportunities, new scholarship opportunities, and websites to add to your favorites.

New Tools to Support Successful Reentry for Formerly Incarcerated Youth and Adults May 03, 2016

The Education Department released a new toolkit providing guidance to educators and others to support a successful reentry system for formerly incarcerated youth and adults.

 
Opportunity to Contribute to a Self Determination Study May 03, 2016
University of Kansas is seeking students to participate in a 
Call for Proposals - 2016 TASH Conference May 01, 2016

The Call for Proposals for the 2016 TASH Co

National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) Annual Conference May 01, 2016

NCIL is hosting their Annual Conference on Independent Living from July 25-28, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC. Once again, NCIL is offering scholarship funding for young people to attend the Annual Conference! The 2016 NCIL Youth Scholarship Applications are due May 1, 2016. To apply, go to: https://ncilforms.wufoo.com/forms/2016-ncil-youth-scholarship-application/

ChoiceMaker Self-Determination Curriculum is Now Free March 22, 2016

The ChoiceMaker Curriculum consists of three strands: (1) Choosing Goals, (2) Expressing Goals, and (3) Taking Action. Each strand addresses teaching objectives in three transition areas: Education, Employment, and Personal.

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2015-2016 Planning Ahead: Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

September 24, 2015

While education beyond high school in the United States is optional, it has b