Summer Employment for Youth with Significant, Emotional or Behavioral Disabilities
Date: 10/23/2014, 3:00pm Eastern
Connecting youth with disabilities to early work experience is an essential element of effective transition services. This webcast will summarize lessons learned as part of a three-year project focused on promoting summer employment for youth with severe disabilities or emotional/behavioral disabilities. Dr. Carter will address factors associated with youth engagement, review findings from intervention work, and share practical recommendations for increasing access to early work experiences.
Target Audience: Secondary educators and employment specialists who work in transition planning for youth with more complex disabilities.