Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)
National Association of the Deaf, K-12 Education (NAD)The NAD has long been a leader in support of and advocacy for equal access to education for each and every deaf or hard of hearing child. Find a wide range of information on educational issues including placement, assessment, inclusion, and rights. Use this information to inform others or advocate for yourself or your community.
National Deaf Center on Postsecondary OutcomesNDC has developed a variety of resources and tools using evidence-based strategies to support transition planning for deaf youth.
Resources from Pepnet2A federally funded project whose mission is to increase the education, career, and lifetime choices available to individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
School Days to Pay Days: An Employment Planning Guide for Families of Young Adults with Intellectual Disabilities
Think College Think College is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability.
Department of Mental Health Transition Age Youth Initiative The Department of Mental Health Transition Age Youth (TAY) Initiative helps young persons embark on a positive life path into adulthood and toward the goals of personal stability, community housing and employment and positive youth and family relationships.
UMASS Chan Medical School: Transitions to Adulthood Center (Transitions ACR)The Transitions ACR page includes information for supporting teens with mental health issues, academic supports for college students with serious mental health conditions, and college students with mental health conditions and educational supports. As well as additional resources for mental health providers serving LGBTQIA+ youth and supporting the educational goals of young adults with mental health conditions.
Speaking of Hope A recovery website for young adults.
Voices4Hope Voices4Hope is a website for teenagers and young adults with mental health conditions to find resources and information to help them lead happy and independent lives. The website was created and is maintained by four young adults with mental health conditions at the Transitions Research and Training Center (RTC) at UMass Medical.
Got Transition/National Resource Center on Health Care TransitionFederally funded resource center aiming to improve transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of evidence-driven strategies for health care professionals, youth, young adults, and their families
Resource center - Perkins School for the Blind
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Last Updated: January 12, 2023
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