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Transition Planning for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs: Information for Families and Teens

Manual 5

Information, ideas, and resources for transition planning in the areas of health care, education, employment, and recreation. Includes suggested readings, a glossary of terms, and a summary of transition-related laws. Legal guidelines are drawn from Massachusetts and federal law.

Transition Age Special Education Students and SSI: What Parents Should Know

SSI is an income support program that provides monthly payments to persons with disabilities who have limited income and resources. The brief provides information on initial eligibility, age 18 redetermination, and work incentives.

Consejos Utiles: Como diligenciar un PASS que de resultados

El PASS es un programa ofrecido por la Social Security Administration (Administración de Seguridad Social) para ayudar a las personas que reciben SSI (Ingresos Suplementarios de Seguridad Social). El presente documento utilizará la historia de Daniela para ilustrar el PASS en mayor detalle.

Americans with Disabilities Act: General Overview (Español)

El ADA exitiende las legislaciones de derechos civiles previos al proveer un mandato claro que terminaria con la descriminacion contra las personas con desabilidades en todas las areas de su vida.

The Most Important Member: Facilitating the Focus Person's Participation in Person Centered Planning

Research to Practice 14

This brief summarizes research that explored the participation of young people in person centered planning, and gives specific recommendations to assist facilitators in maximizing student participation.

ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities