Transition Services Links


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Council for Exceptional Children Links to the laws and national activities on transition.
Disability Info from the Federal Government This user-friendly Web site contains links to information of interest to people with disabilities, their families, employers, service providers and other community members.
Freedom Resource Center for Independent Living Equality and inclusion for people with disabilities.
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Gillette Children's Hospital Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare is an independent, not-for-profit hospital located in St. Paul, with clinics in Minnetonka, Burnsville, New Brighton and northern Minnesota. Gillette is internationally renowned for a level of pediatric expertise that distinguishes us from many health care organizations.
Homework Center Homework Center provides support to individuals with developmental disabilities that live in their own apartments in the community. There are two licensed programs available through Homework Center. The Semi-Independent Living Services program is when the person needing support has self preservation and protection skills to be able to live alone in the community with minimum daily support. The Waivered Services program provides a 24 hour plan-of- care for the person and has overnight coverage. These programs are available through an application for case management services at your local Human Services agency.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development Rehabilitation services helps people with disabilities to achieve their employment and independent living goals. These services are available through Minnesota WorkForce Centers across the state. To find a Minnesota WorkForce Center close to you, call toll-free 1-888-GET-JOBS.
Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (CEP) The Minnesota Youth Program (MYP) is a state-funded program providing work experience and academic enrichment activities to economically disadvantaged and at-risk youth between the ages of 14 and 21 in all 87 Minnesota counties.
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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (CEP) The Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Youth Formula Grant Program provides economically disadvantaged youth between the ages of 14 and 21 with work experience, academic enrichment and other services in all 87 Minnesota counties. These services are provided through an extensive network of public and private partners under Minnesota's One-Stop System.
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Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (CEP) Rural Minnesota CEP provides youth services to in-school and out-of-school youth. Youth Program Coordinators develop a service strategy with the youth based on individual needs and arrange for services either through Rural Minnesota CEP directly, or its WIA partners.
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Minnesota State Colleges and Universities "My Transition Planning Process" An electronic special education planning process that can be customized for individual students.
National Assoc. Of State Directors of Special Education Comparisons of IDEA 97 and IDEA 2004 laws.
Otter Tail County Human Services Case management services to help persons access, coordinate and monitor needed medical, social, educational, vocational and other services as they relate to the person's assessed needs and preferences.
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Otter Tail County Public Health Service coordination and case management for health care services. Personal Care Attendance authorizations. Case Management for children enrolled in Community Alternatives for Children Waiver (CAC). Assessment of needs for person enrolled in the Community Alternatives for Disabled Individual (CADI) Waiver.
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PACER Center National organizations and experts representing general education, special education, workforce development, youth development, and families have developed a set of national standards of effective practice and quality indicators to improve secondary education and transition for all youth.
Productive Alternatives, Inc. Paid community and facility-based work experiences. Vocational assessments and transportation services available.
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Project C3 Resources for Youth, Families, Employers and Professional
Teen Chat Click link for more information.
Ten Sigmn A practical system of training and information that simplifies the task of helping special education students develop need transition skills.
The Arc of West Central Minnesota Offering advocacy and support for people with disabilities and their families in West Central Minnesota.
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U of M Center on Secondary Education and Transition The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.
University of Montana Rural Institute Information on transition projects which are a part of the Rural Institute on Disabilities at The University of Montana.
Wrights Law Parents, educators, advocates, and attorneys come to Wrightslaw for accurate, reliable information about special education law and advocacy for children with disabilities. Wrightslaw includes thousands of articles, cases, and free resources

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