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The National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center works with the seven (7) Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA)-funded Parent Training & Information Centers to develop and disseminate information and resources that increase their capacity to serve youth and young adults with disabilities and their families.
WHAT’S NEW FROM RAISE?
In this issue of RAISE The Standard, we look back at some of the content we have shared with you over the years. As we reflect on the work we have done, and the evidence-based strategies we have shared, we invite our readers to put these ideas into action for positive change. Continue Reading The STANDARD: 6.7, September 2020read more
Professionals and organizations are continuing to make strides in working with youth instead of around them. In support of this movement, RAISE has developed a series of toolkits meant to provide Parent Center professionals with a framework for how to approach...read more
This summer, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turned 30 years old. The first generation of Americans with disabilities has grown into full adulthood under its promises and protections. In this issue of RAISE the Standard, we explore the history and the movement that helped to shape the landscape of the service system for people with disabilities, and look to the steps that young advocates can take to ensure justice and equality for future generations. Continue Reading The STANDARD: 6.5, August 2020read more
Join with other parent center representatives for this webinar. Hear strategies for success and discuss how to address challenges as we all work to build collaborative Pre-ETS relationships and assure positive outcomes for youth and families. Previously...read more
In this special issue of RAISE, we offer insight, information, perspectives, and data, calling on all advocates to show up as visible anti-racist allies; to learn more about systemic racism particularly as it affects those with disabilities; and to review policies and practices within your organizations through the lens of anti-racism. Continue Reading The STANDARD: 6.5, July 2020read more
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6th Annual RAISE Transition Summit
“From Surviving to Thriving in our New Virtual Reality”
This event took place on Wednesday, June 10, 2020
· Virtual and compensatory programming for transition and vocational training during Covid-19
· Building resilience in an ever-changing world
· Policy Updates