Application deadline extended to May 2nd!
The Department of Public Instruction has a new discretionary grant called the Transition Improvements Grant (TIG). The TIG will be the new grant which will encompass the WSTI project and Post-High Survey project focusing on providing low cost high quality professional development in the area of postsecondary transition and improving post high school outcomes for students with disabilities. They are currently looking to fill…Continue
Added by In Control Wisconsin on April 18, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
The WI Board for People with Developmental Disabilities is pleased to announce the second round of Request for Proposals through the Let’s Get to Work grant. Let’s Get to Work is seeking up to four Wisconsin high schools interested in a professional development project focused on improving the employment outcomes of their students with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) ages 15 to 17. Successful applicants will receive a grant of up to $15,000…Continue
Added by Beth Moss on May 2, 2012 at 11:31am — No Comments
Here's a link to a great site "Think College" - College Options for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Be sure to take a look around the site, a lot of good resources and inspiration!
Added by Cheryl Schiltz on February 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Here's a link to a workbook for youth with disabilities all about disclosing their disability. It's called The 411 on Disability Disclosure.
Hope you find this helpful.
Enjoy the day,
Added by Cheryl Schiltz on February 10, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments
If you have not yet seen this great transition resource, check it out. It's a Transition Toolkit written by youth for youth.
I hope you find it helpful.
Pennsylvania Youth Leadership Network 2nd Edition Transition Toolkit
Added by Cheryl Schiltz on January 28, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments
For those of us working with youth with disabilities who are in high school, in transition, out of school, working, in college, etc. please let them know about the Wisconsin Youth First website and Facebook page!
Wisconsin Youth First has been developed by youth, for youth as a place for youth with disabilities to come together to talk about things that really matter to them. They'll find great information about IEPs, school, college, work, youth…Continue
Added by Cheryl Schiltz on January 25, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The Wisconsin Youth First Leadership and Development Practice Group
is conducting a survey,
"The Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Left High School".
We are looking for survey participants who:
Have a disability
Have graduated or transitioned from High School
Are ages 18 - 25
The survey can be accessed at: …
Added by Cheryl Schiltz on January 25, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments