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All youth may also need one or more of the following:
- Mental and physical health services;
- Financial planning and management;
- Post-program supports through structured arrangements in postsecondary institutions and adult service agencies; and,
- Connection to other services and opportunities (e.g., recreation).
Youth with disabilities may also need:
- Acquisition of appropriate assistive technologies;
- Community orientation and mobility training (e.g. accessible transportation, bus routes, housing, health clinics);
- Exposure to post-program supports such as independent living centers and other consumer-driven community-based support service agencies;
- Personal assistance services, including attendants, readers, interpreters, or other such services; and,
- Benefits-planning counseling including information regarding the myriad of benefits available and their interrelationships so that they may maximize those benefits in transitioning from public assistance to self-sufficiency.
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