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"Successful transition from adolescence to young adulthood can be difficult for even the most academically, emotionally stable and social adept youth." - Douglas Cheney, Transition of Secondary Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders: Current Approaches for Positive Outcomes, 2nd Edition, 2010 Youth with emotional disturbance in secondary schools had the highest percentage (44.8%) of negative consequences for their actions (i.e., were suspended, expelled, fired, or arrested) of any disability group in the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2). Many become adults with serious mental illness, who have the highest unemployment rate of any group of people with disabilities (President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health). To help break this pattern and build a path to success, students need support to maintain…Read more...

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  • Event Topic Transition
  • Month February
  • Type of Event Single Day
  • Event Date(s) 2/6/2018
  • Time 9:00 AM
Person-Centered Planning (PCP) is a set of approaches to life-planning based on what a person considers most important. It is traditionally associated with individuals with disabilities. In an education setting, PCP involves specifying the opportunities, accommodations, and assistance that will give a student with disabilities the best chance of experiencing what is most important. This two-day train-the-trainer session for school teams will introduce them to the various person-centered planning programs, including the new LifeCourse Framework adopted by the Connecticut Department of Developmental Services. In addition, the teams will receive the materials and skills needed to facilitate a Making Action Plans (MAPS) session for students within their districts. Providing this PCP experience will help students, families, and educators identify a student’s…Read more...

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  • Event Topic Transition
  • Month May
  • Event Date(s) 5/24/2018, 5/25/2018
  • Time 9:00:00 AM