Transition to Civic Engagement: As Americans, “we the people” all have a right AND a responsibility, to be part of our democracy. This issue of RAISE The Standard is focused on the transition to civic engagement for youth with disabilities.
Considering Careers in the Arts: Whether you are an aspiring artist or just an art lover, there is no limit to imagination and creativity. A career in the arts –visual arts, music, dance, theater, perfrmance – can be hard, but for those with the drive and ambition, it should not be overlooked as a transition outcome.
In this issue of RAISE, we take a deeper look at self-direction as it relates to decision-making, and we explore the nuanced nature of supported decision-making (SDM).
Soft Skills—What are They?: In this Valentine’s Day edition of The RAISE Standard e-news, we will look at the importance of these and other soft skills, and how to teach them so young people are ready to go to work.
Harassment in School and the Workplace: With all the news about harassment and misconduct in the workplace, this issue delves into an open discussion about harassment – sexual and otherwise – in the workplace and in school, and how it affects people with disabilities.
College: This month, as we head back to school, we focus on those who are college-bound, and those who hope to be.