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NCWD/Youth Videos

January 24, 2018 Resources
Videos

NCWD/Youth Video Features Youth Action Council on Transition

NCWD/Youth has released a video about the National Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT). In the video, youth and adults representing the three cohorts who have partnered through the YouthACT initiative share their hopes for youth, their accomplishments, and their perspectives on working together. YouthACT is a national initiative to get more youth with disabilities and their allies involved as leaders who partner with adults and organizations to improve opportunities for youth to succeed in life. Learn more about YouthACT at http://www.ncwd-youth.info/YouthACT-Profiles.

411 on Disability Disclosure Video (4:11)

Youth with disabilities discuss how the decisions to disclose their disabilities have affected them at school, at work, and in social situations.  This video is a companion to the publication, The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities.

Disability Disclosure at School – Clip #1 from 411 on Disability Disclosure Video (1:42)

Youth describe why they decided to disclose their disability at school and how they obtained accommodations related to their education.

Disability Disclosure at Work – Clip #2 from 411 on Disability Disclosure Video (1:37)

Youth describe why they decided to disclose their disability at work and how they requested accommodations from their employers.

Disability Disclosure is Your Choice – Clip #3 from 411 on Disability Disclosure Video (1:08)

Youth talk about how they feel about disclosing their disability to other people.

Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Video (4:20)

Youth with disabilities discuss how they use personal assistance services (PAS) and what’s involved in finding and managing their own services. This video is a companion to the publication, Making the Move to Managing Your Own Personal Assistance Services (PAS): A Toolkit for Youth with Disabilities Transitioning to Adulthood.

Clip #1 from the Personal Assistance Services Video

Youth talk about the personal assistance services that they use.

Clip #2 from the Personal Assistance Services Video

Youth talk about moving out on their own and how personal assistance services allow them to live independently.

Clip #3 from the Personal Assistance Services Video

Youth talk about the process of finding and selecting a personal assistant.

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