RAISE Transition Summit 2021
- Welcome to the newly funded RSA Parent Centers
Presented by the RSA-PTIs
During this session, you will gain an understanding of the 8 RSA-PTIs and their work providing various training and programming to youth/young adults with disabilities and their families, professionals, and other PTIs on the issues surrounding Youth Transition, the period of time between adolescence and adulthood.
- Authentic Youth Engagement-Tools that can Help your Center make it Happen
Presenter: Everett Deibler, RAISE Center Youth Coordinator
During this session the presenter will help attendees explore the new RAISE Center Youth Engagement Toolkit Series. Learn about how these toolkits can support your PTI’s quest to better engage youth in the programs, services, and overall mission of your PTI. Also learn about how the RAISE Center will be engaging with youth to better inform the technical assistance they provide throughout the year.
Re-opening of Schools: Pre-ETS/Secondary Transition Service Delivery and Covid
Presenter: Michael Stoehr – Knowledge Development and Technical Assistance Specialist at National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: the Collaborative (NTACT:C)
This session will provide information from the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: the Collaborative (NTACT:C) about supporting students with transition services. Michael Stoehr from NTACT:C will highlight strategies and resources for providing transition services on a continuum, including remote and virtual options.
- Making Up Lost Instructional Time Due to COVID
Presenter: Ron Hager, Managing Attorney for Education and Employment, National Disability Rights Network (NDRN)
Life and our plans for the future drastically changed in February 2020. During that time students were sent home and services were furloughed. As we begin to recover from the pandemic, there are a lot of changes happening for youth in transition. In this session we will discuss policies, court cases, and how this can affect youth in transition.