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These in-depth how-to documents serve as convenient references. Subjects include: how to design an in-school-after-school-program; how to assess individuals; how to serve a specific populations such as individuals with psychiatric disabilities; how to build and sustain partnerships among an array of state and local agencies; how to finance transition services for youth; and how to design universally accessible facilities and programs.

Promoting Quality Individualized Learning Plans throughout the Lifespan: A Revised and Updated ILP How to Guide 2.0

Mar 19, 2018 Publication
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Promoting Quality Individualized Learning Plans throughout the Lifespan: A Revised and Updated ILP How to …

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A group photo of diverse youth with disabilities and program staff at a training for the Youth Action Council on Transition YouthACT).

YouthACT Policy Brief – Our Voices Matter in Our Communities

Feb 27, 2018 Publication
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The Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT), a project of NCWD/Youth, has published two policy briefs written by youth for policymakers; Our Voices Matter in Our Communities and it’s counterpart; Our Lives in High School and Beyond.

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Diverse group of friends smiling together

Guideposts for Success

Dec 15, 2016 Publication
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This Guideposts for Success is a framework based on what research tells us that all youth need to transition to adulthood successfully.

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A variety of young people prepared to work a variety of jobs.

By Youth for Youth: Employment

Learn job search tips from other young people, including how to disclose a disability and request accommodation at work and how to find mentoring and skill-building opportunities.

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A diverse group of five graduates

Personal Competencies for College & Career Success: What Colleges Can Do

Mar 02, 2016 Publication
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Guide providing postsecondary professionals with strategies to assist students in developing personal competencies to increase student retention, completion, and career readiness.

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A female youth works with a mental health professional.

A Young Person’s Guide to Health Care Transition

Jan 29, 2016 Publication
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A Young Person’s Guide to Health Care Transition is about making the transition from pediatric to adult …

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