Using Community Resource Mapping to Improve Post-School Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities
Date: 9/23/2005, 2:00pm Eastern
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.