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VCU RRTC-Transition

Nov 2021

VCU-RRTC on Employment of Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities

New Webcast Opportunities!

A’Shauntae Nious, an ACE-IT in College graduate and a finance assistant in VCU's Division of Student Affairs. Photo by Thomas Kojcsich, University Marketing.Essential Components of a High-Quality Internship Model for Students with Disabilities

Date: Nov 9 (2 pm - 2:45pm ET)
Presenters: Judy Averill, M.Ed., Director, Center on Transition Innovations, VCU; and Kelly Ligon, M.Ed., Research Associate, VCU

Participants will increase their knowledge of the essential components that make Start on Success a highly effective school-to-work program. They will gain insight into the collaborative partnership between SPED, CTE, VR, students, families, and businesses, and the research that is being conducted to demonstrate this model is an evidence-based practice.

Register Online (Registration is free but required.)

Young man working in electrical engineering
Q2: Effective Secondary Services in Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities

Date: Nov 18 (2 pm - 2:30 pm ET)
Presenters: Yazmin Castruita Rios, MRC, CRC, University of Wisconsin-Madison; May Ramirez, M.S., CRC, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Deborah Lee, PhD, CRC, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The purpose of this presentation is to identify which secondary education services have been found to be scientifically valid and effective for improving transition to work of youth with disabilities over the past 15 years and to identify which contextual factors mediate the efficacy of secondary education services in the transition to work for transition-age youth with disabilities.

Register Online (Registration is free but required.)

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Virginia Commonwealth University
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VCU-RRTC-Transition is funded by NIDILRR grant #90RTEM0002.
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