Welcome to RAISE!

The National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center works with the seven (7) 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.


2018 RAISE & RSA-PTI Spotlight

We are excited to share with you: "Making a Difference: Showing the Impact, Spotlight on RAISE & RSA-TIs, 2018." This report highlights the national work by RAISE and RSA-PTIs to support the transition of youth with disabilities into successful employment and...

Check out the latest RAISE blog post!

The latest article from the RAISE Center Blog was just published.  Check it out here! (To read the entries in full, click on the titles below or go directly to the blog at raisecenter.wordpress.com. Be sure to subscribe to the RSS feed to get updates on...

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RAISE Summit 2018!

Please join us for professional development, networking, and sharing as we work together to improve transition outcomes for young adults with disabilities.

Monday, June 25, 2018, 9 am–4 pm

Summit Outcomes

  • Understand changes in legislation, the potential effects, and ways to advocate for change
  • Discuss ways to address the problems with the juvenile justice system and youth with disabilities
  • Learn what other RSA PTIs are doing in their states

This year’s Summit will be held at:
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
1000 West Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

For more information on this event, see the RAISE Summit 2018 page. We look forward to seeing everyone soon.


ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT  ⋅  The people who work on RAISE are all members of the disability community and strive to be ever conscious of accessibility in technology. In compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, we have endeavored to make our website as accessible as possible, less any undue burden that would be imposed on us. Compliance is an ongoing process. If anyone has difficulty accessing our website information and resources, we encourage you to reach out to us directly so that we can improve our efforts to accommodate our audience.