Resources for Partners, Parent Centers & Families

Quick Links for Youth & Families


Your Parent Center
The network of Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) support families and youth throughout the US.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN offers free, confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

Searchable Online Accommodation Resources (SOAR)
JAN’s SOAR system lets users explore accommodation options for people with disabilities in work and educational settings.

Social Security Administration: Ticket to Work
The SSA’s Ticket to Work program supports career development for Social Security disability beneficiaries who want to work.

Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS)
With a PASS Plan, an individual with a disability can set aside money to pay for items/services to achieve a specific work goal.

ESSA: Quick Guides on Top Issues
This Quick Guides on Top Issues report from Education Commission of the States (ECS) addresses questions about ESSA.

New from RAISE


RAISE’s Youth Development Toolkit for Parent Centers

Welcome to RAISE’s Youth Development Toolkit for Parent Centers. Developed in 2020 by RAISE in collaboration with other stakeholders, this toolkit is a resource for Parent Center professionals who are engaging youth on a regular basis and looking to take the next step in supporting youth development. This toolkit is meant to guide professionals and organizations in finding the many opportunities to incorporate programming centered in youth development. Providing meaningful participation to the youth that you serve will propel them forward in their journey of becoming empowered young adults.

 


RAISE’s Youth Leadership Toolkit for Parent Centers

Welcome to RAISE’s Youth Leadership Toolkit for Parent Centers. Developed in 2020 by RAISE in collaboration with other stakeholders, this toolkit is a resource for Parent Center professionals who are engaging youth on a regular basis, have begun to develop and recognize more skills in their youth, and are looking to take the next step in supporting youth leadership. This toolkit is meant to guide professionals and organizations in finding the many opportunities to incorporate programming centered in youth development. Providing meaningful participation to the youth that you serve will propel them forward in their journey of becoming empowered, self-directed, young adults.