KentuckyWorks Module—Transition 101: What We All Need to Know About Transition for Students with Significant Disabilities

Transition 101: What We All Need to Know About Transition for Students with Significant Disabilities Take course for credit. Transition 101 is an overview of the current status of employment outcomes for youths with intellectual and developmental disabilities in KY, the key steps in the transition process itself, the legal requirements and the roles of…

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Kentucky Disability Resource Guide

Kentucky Disability Resource Guide [link] The focus of this directory is to provide a searchable database of available resources, and to provide contact information to apply for resources and/or locate additional information. In many cases, we took definitions and eligibility for services directly from the agency websites that offer these programs.

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KY Cabinet for Workforce Development

KY Cabinet for Workforce Development [link] Connecting Kentucky to employment, workforce information, education and training. The Kentucky Career Center stands ready to assist Kentuckians with disabilities in achieving suitable employment and independence. Kentucky Career Center offers a comprehensive range of services for people with disabilities. For more info, see Vocational Services.

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National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center [link] “Guidance for student-centered transition planning, education, and services. Resources include online modules, toolkits, checklists, practice descriptions, lesson plans, work-based learning experience guidance, and resources for students.” Email: ntactmail@uncc.edu Call: 704-687-8606

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Thought Sauce! Hot Ideas for Cool Employment

Thought Sauce! Hot Ideas for Cool Employment [link] “Griffin-Hammis Associates and it’s not-for-profit arm, The Center for Social Capital, compiled a number of our most requested informational articles on Customized Employment into a downloadable manual for use as handouts in training sessions, for publication in newsletters (please ask first), and to strengthen staff in-service programs.”

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Kentucky Department of Education: Transition

Kentucky Department of Education: Transition [link] Transition is the “exit” out of a child’s secondary school to the adult world. The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that children with disabilities have access to a free appropriate public education (FAPE) that prepares them for further education, employment, and independent living. One strategy for ensuring…

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