Monthly Archives: September 2015

What Does Chronic Absenteeism Cost Students with Disabilities?

In celebration of Attendance Awareness Month, NCWD/Youth welcomes guest blogger Hedy Chang, Director of Attendance Works. Attendance Works is a national nonprofit focused on improving the policy, practice, and research around school attendance. NCWD/Youth is a Collaborating Partner for Attendance … Continue reading

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Health Care Transition: What Do Youth Need to Know?

By Frances Vhay, Program Associate at the Institute for Educational Leadership’s Center for Workforce Development Health care transition, which is the process of switching from pediatric to adult health care, is scary and challenging. Many youth see the same pediatrician … Continue reading

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