Training Opportunities

These are actual training programs being used by transition students and their parents.

How to Get a 16-year-old a Job

Youth and Transition
Transition services for youth with disabilities from school to work are part of the IEP or transition plan that school systems complete, yearly, for people served by special education programs. The following are some websites that have information regarding the form and the process.

High Expectations: Transforming the American Workforce as the ADA Generation Comes of Age

Down Syndrome No Barrier To College Degree

Grant Writing and Grant Management Tool Kit For Self-Advocates

Who is “Disabled” under ABLE: Achieving a Better Life Experience Act

Study Finds Postsecondary Programs Boost Outcomes

The ABLE Act

Autism Moms Have Stress Similar To Combat Soldiers

The 2020 Federal Youth Transition Plan: A Federal Interagency Strategy

Creating a Path to Employment: Tips for Parents with Children with Disabilities

Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success

Transition IEP Requirements: Training and Reference Tool

PACER's National PArent Center on Transition and Employment

Join the Conversation to Make Change Happen

The Family Connection: Supporting Postsecondary Success of Young Adults with Disabilities

Laying the Path for Career Success

Legislative Alert: Governor Walker Unilaterally Expands Medicaid!

Questions Raised About Meds Used For Intellectual Disability

State Trends in the Child Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Program: The Growing Role of SSI in the Safety Net

Alaska Transition Pathway to Adulthood & Employment

HB 188: "An Act relating to financial accounts for persons with disabilities; relating to financial institutions; relating to property exemptions; relating to securities; and providing for an effective date."

Alaska Transition: Pathway to Adulthood & Employment

Alaska Transition: Pathway to Adulthood & Employment - Your Blueprint for Transition

New Website To Serve As ABLE Account Clearinghouse

Transition Planning for Families

AFC's Guide to Transition Services

Helping Youth Develop Soft Skills for Job Success: Tips for Parents and Families

Day Training and Supported Employment Programs: Information for Parents of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Escaping the Disability Trap

Knowledge Translation for Employment Research

Inclusive Credit Unions

States Band Together On ABLE Accounts

New Website To Serve As ABLE Account Clearinghouse

Tips on How Parents Can Put Their Children with Disabilities on the Path to Future Employment

Proposed Changes To ABLE Act Draw Opposition

For People With Disabilities, ABLE Accounts a Step Toward Independence

Parent and Educator Resource Guide to Section 504 in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools

Alaska ABLE Plan

A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities

New rules go into effect for Social Security disability claims

Want a Job? Alaska Employers Expect...

Work-Based Learning Continuum

Promise and Potential: The Employment Angle of Accessible Self-Driving Cars

Roadmaps for Enhancing Employment of Persons with Disabilities through Accessible Technology

Disability Employment Statistics

Youth Employment Solutions (YES!) Center

Knowledge Translation for Employment Research Center / Technical Working Groups

Life After IEPs / Free Transition Tools

Autism Speaks / Transition Tool Kit

7 little-known ways to help Maine people with disabilities to work

Young People and Self-Employment

SUPPLEMENTAL SECURITY INCOME: SSA Could Strengthen Its Efforts to Encourage Employment for Transition-Age Youth