Monthly Archives: December 2011

Youth Explore Healthcare Career Options through HempsteadWorks Summer Program

All young people need opportunities to explore a wide range of career options including occupations that are in high demand and growing in their local communities and nationwide. In Part 1 of this two-part blog series, we looked at projections … Continue reading

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Where are the Jobs? A Look at Fast-Growing Healthcare Career Options for Youth (Part 1 of 2)

The economy is still sluggish, and good jobs are hard to find. In times like these we look to connect youth to education and to identify high-growth, high-wage fields they can enter both right away and later on, given the … Continue reading

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Youth Policy Team Reflects on the 10-Year Anniversary of ODEP

Guest blogger Michael Huberman is a member of the Youth Policy team at the U. S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). In honor of the 10-Year anniversary of ODEP, he reflects on some of the agency’s … Continue reading

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Who’s Leading Your Individualized Education Program (IEP)? The Importance of Self Advocacy – Part 2 of 2

This is Part 2 in a two-part blog post that provides guidance and resources for youth on how to get involved and take a lead in their own Individualized Education Program (IEP).  Today’s blog written by guest blogger Emalie Fogg … Continue reading

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Becoming a Self Advocate for Your Individualized Education Program (IEP) – Part 1 of 2

This is the first of a two-part blog post that provides guidance and resources for youth on how to get involved and take a lead in their own Individualized Education Program (IEP).  In today’s blog, guest blogger Emalie Fogg reflects … Continue reading

Posted in Accommodations, Career Preparation, Disability History, Education, Parents & Families, Self Advocacy, Transition, Youth Leadership | 3 Comments