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Related Transition Web Sites


Connect-Ability

This site helps employers and individuals with disabilities come together.  The "Youth Pages" help young adults with disabilities get the information and resource they need to enter the world of work.

           http://www.ct.gov/connect-ability

National Governor's Association Policy Academy/CT School to Work Transition GPS

This website is designed to allow Connecticut youth to search for workforce support and services using age, disability and the service need information. 

http://www.ctschooltowork.com/ 

Department of Labor

The Connecticut Department of Labor provides a broad range of information and resources for Connecticut citizens who are looking for work or employers who are hiring.  Resources for individuals with disabilities can be found at: 

http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/gendocs/pwd.htm 

The DOL youth page has access to a number of resources for young adults.  Some of these resources include self-assessment, job applications, rules of working, interviewing, career resources and college resources 

http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/youth/main.htm

http://www.ctdol.state.ct.us/gendocs/youth.html

State Department of Education/ Bureau of Special Education

The State Department of Education/Bureau of Special Education web site has resources for students transitioning from school to work.  Look under "Secondary Transition" for a number of resources including, "Building a Bridge" and the "Transition Training Manual and Resource Directory". 

          http://www.sde.ct.gov/sde/cwp/view.asp?a=2678&Q=320730 

State Education Resource Center

SERC, in operation since 1969 through funding primarily from the Connecticut State Department of Education, is known for providing high-quality, research-based professional development to educators, service providers, families, and community members as part of its commitment to improve the achievement of Connecticut's children and youth.  This link will give you access to some of their publications. 

http://www.ctserc.org/index.php/transition 

Connecticut Youth Leadership Project

The Connecticut Youth Leadership Project (CT YLP) is a youth leadership program that empowers youth with disabilities to realize their leadership potential. Through self-awareness and team building activities, young adults explore leadership styles and develop and implement team and personal leadership plans. 

http://www.ctylp.org/index.html 

Other Resources

There are many, many great web sites for transition age young adults with disabilities.  You will find many of these listed on some of the web sites above.  Here are just a few: 

Know How 2 Go

Teen's Health

Guide for Online Colleges & Disabilities






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