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Transition Planning Empowerment Resources for Families

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When we have the information we need, we know what questions to ask and what to advocate for as we partner with youth in their Transition planning process. We are empowered to be successful.

Bookmark this Transition training resource bank and visit this page often to see which topics you would like to learn more about to partner with your child as they work their way through their Transition planning process. There is a lot to learn and explore.

*Clicking on the links in this resource bank will take you away from the Denver Public Schools webpage — Let us know what links are not working by filling out this form HERE

Organization Training Modality Title Web Address Cost Language
Peak Parent Center Webinar Getting on Track with Transition Basics https://tadnet.adobeconnect.com/_a984157034/p44xaowz2ew/?proto=true Free English
Peak Parent Center Webinar Youth Perspective: Lessons for Families and Students from My Experience https://tadnet.adobeconnect.com/_a984157034/p4w7weltq50/?proto=true Free English
Center for Parent Info & Resources PDF A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Youth with Disabilities http://www.parentcenterhub.org/osep-transition-guide-to-postsecondary-education-and-employment/ Free English
Center for Parent Info & Resources Links Resources to Assist Youth with a Transition to a Successful Adulthood from Social Security Administration http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources-for-successful-transition-to-adulthood/ Free English
Center for Parent Info & Resources Tool Kit Charting Life Course Toolkit http://www.parentcenterhub.org/charting-the-lifecourse-toolkit/ Free English & Spanish
Center for Future Planning — The ARC Planning Kit & Guidance Future Planning for ID/DD https://futureplanning.thearc.org/ Free English
PDX Research & Training Center of Family Support & Children’s Mental Health Tips Sheet Increasing Meaningful Participation of Youth in Collaborative Planning https://www.pathwaysrtc.pdx.edu/pdf/pbAMPYouthParticipation.pdf Free English
CADRE Webinar Creating Change: Student-Led IEPs and Youth Engagement as a Dispute Resolution Option | Webinar http://www.cadreworks.org/resources/cadre-materials-family-members/student-led-ieps-youth-engagement-dispute-resolution-option Free English
Center for Parent Info & Resources Video Self-Advocacy Building https://youtu.be/0osIVMBAZG8 Free English
PACER Center Tips Sheet Ten Tips That May Help Your Child’s Transition to Adulthood http://www.pacer.org/parent/php/PHP-c107.pdf Free English
HEATH Center Internet Modules A Parent’s Guide to Transition https://www.heath.gwu.edu/parents-guide-transition Free English
PACER Center Internet Resource Bank Understanding Middle & High School Transition Planning http://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/planning/ Free English
PACER Center Webinar Assistive Technology & Transition http://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/assistive-technology/ Free English
Disability Law Colorado Fact Sheet Assistive Technology Law Facts & Myths https://disabilitylawco.org/sites/default/files/uploads/Fact%20Sheet_AT-2.pdf Free English
Organization Training Modality Title Web Address Cost Language
Parent Center for Info & Resources Video Disability Disclosure http://www.parentcenterhub.org/disability-disclosure-video/ Free English
Think College Internet Learning Course For Families of youth with ID https://thinkcollege.net/think-college-learn Free English
Think College Internet Learning Course Accessing Disability Services https://thinkcollege.net/think-college-learn Free English
Center on Technology & Disability Resource Guide Involving Teens & Young Adults in Selecting Assistive Technology https://www.ctdinstitute.org/library/2017-02-14/involving-teens-and-young-adults-selecting-assistive-technology Free English
University of Washington Website Access College: The Student Lounge https://www.washington.edu/doit/programs/accesscollege/student-lounge/college Free English
Center on Technology & Disability Webinar Successful Transition to College #1: The Role of Technology https://www.ctdinstitute.org/library/2015-05-11/part-1-successful-transition-college-role-technology Free English
Center on Technology & Disability Webinar Successful Transition to College #2: The Role of Technology https://www.ctdinstitute.org/library/2015-05-13/part-2-successful-transition-college-role-technology Free English
Center on Technology & Disability Webinar What you need to know: Transitioning to Higher Ed with Students With Disabilities https://www.ctdinstitute.org/library/2018-01-11/what-you-need-know-transitioning-higher-ed-students-disabilities Free English
Center on Technology & Disability Webinar What You Should Know About College Accommodations for Students with ADHD and LD https://www.ctdinstitute.org/library/2017-09-15/what-you-should-know-about-college-accommodations-students-adhd-and-ld Free English
PACER Center Video & Internet Resource Bank Post Secondary Education http://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/postsecondary/ Free English
IRIS Center Learning Module Secondary Transition: Helping Students with Disabilities Plan for Post-High School Settings https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/tran/ Free English
Peak Parent Center Webinar Finding Support & Resources for Meaningful Employment https://tadnet.adobeconnect.com/_a984157034/p16l0s9mem3/?proto=true Free English
Americorps — National Service Center FAQs Page National Service Options for People with Disabilities https://www.nationalservice.gov/node/36515 Free English
National Collaboartive on Workforce and Disability PDF Training Lessons & Learning Activities 411 on Disability Disclosure https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DufFbSHBdws7Wdmv0z_UUIThCe_5qd2w/view?usp=sharing Free English
Choose Work Video Finding your path to employment through Ticket to Work in ASL https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqPC7BfvNPY&feature=youtu.be FREE ASL/English
Center for Parent Info & Resources Video Disability Disclosure http://www.parentcenterhub.org/disability-disclosure-video/ Free English
Transition Coalition PDF Info Sheet WIA is now WIOA: What that Means for people with disabilities http://www.parentcenterhub.org/wia-is-now-wioa/ Free English
Center for Parent Info & Resources Video Disability Disclosure http://www.parentcenterhub.org/disability-disclosure-video/ Free English
Center for Technology & Disability Webinar Transtion Tools to Empower your Studnets https://www.ctdinstitute.org/library/2017-11-20/transition-tech-tools-empower-your-student-0 Free English
PACER Center Videos Employment  & Transition http://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/employment/ Free English
ASK JAN Resources & Consultation Help for Individuals — Reasonable Accommodations @ Work https://askjan.org/indiv/index.htm Free English & Spanish
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Center on Technology & Disability Webinar Living Independently With a Cognitive Disability https://www.ctdinstitute.org/library/2016-02-12/living-independently-cognitive-disability-how-technology-can-help Free English
Center for Parent Information and Resources Webpage Getting Ready for When Your Child Reaches the Age of 18 http://www.parentcenterhub.org/age-of-majority-parentguide/ Free English
Center for Parent Information and Resources Webinar Getting Ready for When Your Child Reaches the Age of 18 — Age of Majority https://youtu.be/M0NjXZxTOtQ Free English
PACER Center Internet Resource Bank Independent & Community Living http://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/independent-community-living/ Free English
Autistic Self Advocacy Network Tool Kit Civic Engagement Tool Box for Self Advocates http://autisticadvocacy.org/policy/toolkits/civic/ Free English
National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities ebook The Art of Impact: A Guide Book for Self-Determined Living http://www.startyourjourney.org/ Free English
Home Advisor Resource List Grants for Home Modification https://www.homeadvisor.com/r/grants-for-home-modification/#.WZct6yh96Uk Free English
Center for Parent Info & Resources Blog Renting with a disability http://www.parentcenterhub.org/renting-with-disabilities/ Free English
ABLE ACT National Resource Center Webinars #ABLEtosave Series http://www.ablenrc.org/webinars Free English
Organization Training Modality Title Web Address Cost Lanaguage
Easter Seals Webinars Basics of SSI & SSDI http://www.easterseals.com/co/our-programs/dbs/webinar-trainings.html $20 English
Colorado ABLE Webinar Dream, Plan & Build: Save for your Future with SSI+Medicaid https://www.advocacydenver.org/webinar-able-accounts/ Free English & Spanish
Easter Seals Webinars The SSA Forms 3368, 827, & 1696 http://www.easterseals.com/co/our-programs/dbs/webinar-trainings.html $20 English
Easter Seals Webinars The Medical Eligibility Criteria http://www.easterseals.com/co/our-programs/dbs/webinar-trainings.html $20 English
Easter Seals Webinars The SSA Work History Report http://www.easterseals.com/co/our-programs/dbs/webinar-trainings.html $20 English
Easter Seals Webinars SSA Adult Function Report http://www.easterseals.com/co/our-programs/dbs/webinar-trainings.html $20 English
Easter Seals Webinars Childhood to Adult Disability http://www.easterseals.com/co/our-programs/dbs/webinar-trainings.html $20 English
Virginia Common Wealth University Video Applying for Social Security Benefits https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jxrurrawvg4 Free English
Social Security Adminsitration PDF Info Sheet What you need to know about SSI when you turn 18 https://www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-11005.pdf Free English
IRIS Center Internet Module Secondary Transition: Interagency Coordination https://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu/module/tran-ic/ Free English
PACER Center Internet Resource Bank Social Security & Ticket to Work http://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/benefits/social-security.asp Free English
Organization Training Modality Title Web Address Cost Language
Family Voices Colorado PDF Documents Transition Tool Guide — Health Care https://familyvoicesco.org/%20transitions/ Free English
Family Voices Colorado PDF Documents Transition “Fast Facts” Guide https://familyvoicesco.org/%20transitions/ Free English
Young Disabled & Proud Video Youth Stories: Personal Assistant Services https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOeGDUlqy_g&feature=youtu.be Free English
National Alliance to Advance Adolescent Health Website Youth & Families: Health Care Transition http://gottransition.org/youthfamilies/index.cfm Free English & Spanish
PACER Center Internet Reource Bank Health & Transition http://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/health/ Free English
Transition Topic Organization Training Modality Title Web Address Cost Language
Graduation Requirements Denver Public Schools Video New DPS Graduation Requirements and your teen with an IEP https://youtu.be/cgpVBjguwJI Free English

 

Requisitos de Graduación Las Escuelas Publicas de Denver Video Los nuevos requisitos de graduación de DPS: lo que significan para su hijo adolescente con una IEP https://youtu.be/oc9jVwCGPTc

 

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DPS 18 – 21 SPED Transition Programming Denver Public Schools Video 18– 21 SPED Transition programming, school building based & community based https://youtu.be/0JHwtYljsqc Free English

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