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Reminder! Webinar: Does Service System Collaboration Improve Student Outcomes in Transition? June 18, 2014

The Center on Transition to Employment invites you to an informational webinar exploring the effect of service system collaboration on student outcomes in a statewide transition demonstration project.

2014 Summer HEATH NYTC Newsletter June 10, 2014

Please check out our 2014 HEATH NYTC Summer newsletter!! We have a great article featuring "Effective Practices for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Transitioning into Postsecondary Education: Information and Recommendations for Parents" by Dr. Elizabeth Shook Torres!! 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!! Happy Readings!!

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) and Florida's Orange County Public School Webinars May 20, 2014

The National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center (NSTTAC) has scheduled two webinars targeted to those interested in learning about Florida’s Orange County Public School (OCPS) Transition Services’ program on continuum of placements that help students with disabilities transition successfully from school to careers.

Webinar: Does Service System Collaboration Improve Student Outcomes in Transition? May 20, 2014

The Center on Transition to Employment invites you to an informational webinar exploring the effect of service system collaboration on student outcomes in a statewide transition demonstration project.

Maryland PROMISE April 29, 2014

Maryland PROMISE: Maryland PROMISE is looking for 2,000 Maryland youth between the ages 14 -16 receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits interested in enrolling in a program designed to improve their education and future career opportunities.

The Youth Transitions Collaborative Volunteer & Internship Fair April 24, 2014

Join The HSC Foundation and the Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital for the first-ever Youth Transitions Collaborative Volunteer & Internship Fair at the National Youth Transitions Center.

3rd Youth-Led Webinar: Change the Picture April 23, 2014

The IDEA Partnership’s National Community of Practice (CoP) on Transition is sponsoring the third webinar on April 29, 2014 at 3:30 PM EST on Youth Role in Transition Planning for professionals in the field.

2014 Youth Transitions Fellowship (YTF) Opportunity April 08, 2014

The HSC Foundation, in partnership with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), is now accepting applications for a paid fellowship position with the organizations’ disability youth transition and collaboration work.

Save the Date! Making the VR Connection! April 08, 2014

Please mark your calendar! The Youth Transitions Collaborative, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), will host an educational seminar.

Reminder: 10 Days Left to Apply for The Advocates In Disability Award (ADA) Program April 02, 2014

The HSC Foundation’s ADA Program is seeking the next generation of disability advocates! Young leaders with a disability are encouraged to apply for up to $10,000 in funding!

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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