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Transition into Adulthood for Individuals with Disabilities

Students with disabilities face unique challenges in moving from adolescence to adulthood. This session will discuss the obligations of public school programs to provide for transition planning in secondary schools for these students, together with the nature of the accommodations which are typically available in college programs in order to allow students with disabilities to obtain equal access to educational benefits. Finally, a discussion will be provided with respect to the types of questions employers may ask with respect to medical conditions or disabilities.
Length:1 Hour
Credits:1.0 CEs of the following credits have been applied: CRCC, CLCP, CDMS, CVE, CWA, CCAA, CCMC, ABVE (Pending Approval)

Learning Objectives

After this webinar, participants will be able to:
  1. Describe the obligations of public school programs to provide transition planning
  2. Identify how to utilize academic adjustments and accommodations at the post-secondary level
  3. Explain how guardianship and trusts play a role in transition
  4. Identify the types of questions employers may ask with respect to medical conditions or disabilities