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.
Our 2015 HEATH NYTC Fall Newsletter is released! Dr. Mary Ann Gorman discusses the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the importance of exercising our right to vote to honor the hard work that went into creating the ADA. By voting, we will help ensure equal and fair treatment of people with disabilities in the U.S. Click here to read the entire article.
While education beyond high school in the United States is optional, it has become a necessary investment in future employment and life satisfaction for many people. Most, however, cannot afford to make this investment without some outside monetary assistance. Over the years, public and private sources of money have been developed specifically to meet this need.
Please check out our 2015 HEATH NYTC Summer newsletter! We have helpful article perfect for the start of the school year called "Tips to Help College Students Get the Semester Off to a Good Start," written by Elizabeth Hamblet. 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!
Please check out our 2015 HEATH NYTC Spring newsletter!! We have a wonderful article entitled, "Positive Transition Special Education: A Call to Examine Approaches and Outcomes from an Interdisciplinary and Positive Lens", written by Dr. Beth Tuckwiller. 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!!
Please check out our 2014-2015 HEATH NYTC Winter newsletter!! We have a wonderful article entitled, "Stakeholder Perceptions of Student Self-Determination", written by Emily Traynor Lehman, M.Ed. The article presents on stakeholder (e.g., educator and parent) perceptions of student self-determination. Dr. Judy Shanley wrote a short article entitled, "Mobility Management: Innovative Transportation Strategies to Support Youth Transition". In addition to our articles, we have information on new transition materials, conference and webinar opportunities, new scholarship opportunities, and websites to add to your favorites!! Happy Readings!!
The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Federal Student Aid released a workbook for middle and junior high school students entilted, "My Future, My Way: First Steps Toward College". This workbook encourages students to start exploring their college and career options.
The Federal Student Aid at a Glance 2014-15 is a two-page publication that highlights federal student aid.
To all families and youth with disabilities looking for information on financial aid, please check out the different options in grants, loans, work-study, and scholarship opportunities. This is a resource guide that explains financial aid as well as highlights various scholarship resources for youth with disabilities listed in the back of the publication!!
The guide is a revised version from the 1996 and 2006 Guidelines and developed by an excellent WTCS Workgroup of Disability Services Coordinators and Staff. The guide provides information to faculty and instructors on instructional accommodations for classroom activies and student learning in the postsecondary setting.