Graduation. reduced dropout rates, increased graduation rates, plus transition to postsecondary education, employment, civic engagement, and adult community living.
The Nature of Effective Individualized Learning Plans and Their Promise in Supporting College and Career Readiness
Presenters: V. Scott Solberg, Ph. D. at Boston University and Taryn Williams, M.Ed., at the youth policy team within the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) at the U.S. Department of Labor
Based on an on-going national study sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), this webinar will describe the nature of individualized learning plans (ILPs), share promising ILP implementation practices, identify how ILPs serve as a bridge in supporting both college and career readiness outcomes, and describe empirical research results related to these efforts.
Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Recording of the webinar: https://tadnet.ilinc.com/join/yvfwrkp.
If you have questions, please contact Catherine Fowler, firstname.lastname@example.org.
The OSEP funded Parent Training and Information Centers: Vicki Benson, Ilena “Bebe” Perez, and Reve Guimont from Exceptional Parents Unlimited – California; Connie Zienkewicz from Families Together - Kansas; and Nelsinia Wroblewski from WI FACETS – Wisconsin shared highlights from their transition projects, outreach and education efforts around supporting young adults with disabilities and their families.The webinar presenters discussed strategies for implementing transition supports for young adults with disabilities that can lead to meaningful employment and volunteer opportunities in areas that are urban, rural as well as in areas with high unemployment rates.
To download materials in advance click here: http://www.nsttac.org/products_and_resources/TransitionAssessmentsforStudents.aspx
Archived Webinar - Customized Employment presented by Ellen Condon of the Center for Excellence in Disability Education, Research and Service at the University of Montana's Rural Institute.
Click HERE to access the webinar on Customized Employment.
For additional resources on customized employment click on this link Department of Labor
Past activity- recorded webinar
A recording of the December 7, 2010 webinar "Preparing Students with Disabilities for Postsecondary Success", presented by Drs. Colleen Thoma, Elizabeth Getzel, and Kristine Webb is available at this link: https://tadnet.ilinc.com/join/tzmbjsv.
A recording of the September, 2010 webinar, presented by Judy Shanley with the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Postsecondary Education is available at Postsecondary Education Participation for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
When you click on the link a form will ask for your first and last name plus your email address. Once this is submitted you will have access to the recording.
National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center, Region 2 Parent Technical Assistance Center, and the Vriginia Department of Education