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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.

A female youth works with a mental health professional.

Use of Social Security Work Incentives to Promote Work-Based Learning in Youth Employment and Training Programs

Nov 08, 2013 Publication
Guides

Report examining policies allowing youth with disabilities to engage in work-based learning experiences and receive a stipend without losing their Social Security benefits.

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A male high school student in the school computer lab.

State Perspectives on Using the Guideposts for Success – Maryland

Apr 05, 2013 Publication
Guides

Case study exploring the Maryland Department of Education’s Division of Rehabilitation Services’ use of the Guideposts for Success as part of a statewide focus on transition.

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A female youth works with a mental health professional.

Youth in Action! – Leading your Transition Planning

Mar 27, 2013 Guides
Tip Sheets

Background on transition planning and ways to take the lead making decisions about your future.

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Business meeting to blend and braid funding streams to support program sustainability and success. Also, charts and colorful stickie notes.

Working with Employers – Workplace Success

Aug 21, 2012 Publication
Guides

Guide to creating successful work-based experiences for youth to foster adult employment success for all youth, particularly those with disabilities.

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Male coworkers with safety goggles by shelves of colored inks in print shop

Guideposts for Employer Success

Apr 27, 2012 Publication
Guides

This resource is a part of the Guideposts series highlighting what the workforce development system can do to address employers’ needs in hiring and retaining employees with disabilities.

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Diverse group of youth smiling outside

Am I Learning to Lead?

Mar 16, 2012 Publication
Guides

This self-assessment is designed to help you look at how you’re growing as a leader.

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