Using Community Resource Mapping to Improve Post-School Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities
With the current emphases on streamlining youth system services and blending funds, it is important that community stakeholders efficiently "map" their resources. The presenters will share a community resource mapping process for discovering, leveraging, and aligning broad youth services to address needs of transitioning youth with disabilities.
- be introduced to a step-by-step community resource mapping process that gives them a better understanding of how to find available services, resources, and funds to help create a smoother transition to positive outcomes for youth with disabilities;
- explore new ways to engage youth with disabilities in broad generic youth-serving educational, workforce development, and community systems;
- learn what states are doing to build broad youth systems that will help to improve the outcomes of youth with disabilities in their communities.