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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.

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Guideposts for Success for Youth with Mental Health Needs

Nov 29, 2010 Publication

This is a Guideposts resource highlighting experiences, supports, and services relevant to improving transition for youth with mental health needs.

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Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities

Nov 08, 2010 Publication

Guide to improving services and outcomes for youth ages 14 to 25 with learning disabilities, including resources and tools for professionals working directly with youth.

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Cyber Disclosure for Youth with Disabilities

Jul 07, 2010 Publication

This is a workbook that helps adults make informed decisions about teaching youth about their rights and responsibilities in disclosing a disability and helping to support youth in the process of disclosure.

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Hidden Disabilities

Jul 06, 2010 Publication

Guide providing an overview of how to identify and screen for hidden disabilities, connect to formal diagnosis, provide appropriate accommodations, and identify support services.

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Cover Detail: Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services

Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services (PAS): A Toolkit for Youth with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood

Jul 02, 2010 Publication

A Toolkit to help you strengthen the skills you need to successfully manage your own Personal Assistance Services.

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Making the Right Turn: A Guide About Improving Transition Outcomes for Youth Involved in the Juvenile Corrections System

May 04, 2010 Publication

This is a guide providing professionals with an overview of transition for justice-involved youth, including promising practices and areas requiring further attention by policymakers.

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