Transition to Employment/Workforce

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This guide from the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), is intended to help young people with disabilities and their families plan for the transition to adulthood in health care contexts. It includes information on how to ensure that young adults have the support they need to make healthcare decisions, how...

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Living Well with a Disability is a ten-week peer-facilitated health promotion workshop, provided by the Research and Training Center on Disability in Rural Communities at the University of Montana, for people with disabilities. Participants in the program learn the life skills they need to set and achieve quality-of-life goals and...

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Finding a job is hard enough, but what happens once you have one? Young adults with disabilities often have difficulty with learning job responsibilities and expectations. However, that ubiquitous smartphone can be used to support work skills! This webinar teaches techniques on how handheld technology can help when navigating the...

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This iPod checklist was included in the May 30, 2017 Webinar "Handheld Technology Supports and Transition to Employment" presented by Carrie Clawson, OTR/L, ATP, and AT Specialist for Virginia's Department for Aging and Rehab Services, who has 20 years of experience in rehabilitative and assistive technology services. It is meant...

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This powerpoint is from the May 30, 2017 Webinar "Handheld Technology Supports and Transition to Employment" presented by Carrie Clawson, OTR/L, ATP, and AT Specialist for Virginia's Department for Aging and Rehab Services, who has 20 years of experience in rehabilitative and assistive technology services.

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Watch Saqib Shaikh, a developer who happens to be blind, show how he uses Visual Studio 2017 with screen reader software for writing and debugging code. This video is from the Microsoft Build 2017 conference, which took place May 10th-12th 2017 in Seattle.

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The National Multiple Sclerosis Society produced this video providing information on assistive technology for individuals living with MS. Topics include types of technology/devices specific to MS, as well as overall issues that individuals with disabilities experience in the workplace. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RBWZWYzzIoY

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This player.fm podcast is a weekly interview show hosted by neurodiversity advocate Harold "Hackie" Reitman, MD., and presented by DifferentBrains.com. Join us as we speak with some of the most interesting people involved in autism, Asperger's, dyslexia, ADHD, OCD, down syndrome, and any condition that can be considered "neurodiverse." From...

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Research shows that adults with cognitive impairment can benefit from cognitive support technologies (CST), and combined with good coping strategies, these technologies can help facilitate inclusion in the labour market. Experience from our rehabilitation work in Norway shows that introducing CST to persons with Asperger’s syndrome and/or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder...

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Parents of children and adults with special needs have their roles in “Life Planning” for their child. It’s a lifetime of various roles that have a direct effect on the daily and future quality of life of their children. As both a parent and a sibling of adults with special...

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