Navigation Links
Independent Living Centers Play A Vital Role In Helping Students Transition Out Of High School
Date:9/10/2013

l.  "Because ILCs are experts in providing independent living skills training, including how to write a resume, have a successful job interview and balance a checkbook, ILCs can be instrumental for young people with disabilities leaving high school as they sort through the challenges ahead."

CRIL's Executive Director Sheri Burns believes a big opportunity exists to assist TAY and college-age students with disabilities in their transitions by teaching them to become better advocates.  One of the best ways to do this is for students to participate in the Disability Action Network for Youth (DANY).  DANY is a member-led group of 16- to 24-year-old students who participate in a group structure and process to share ideas while prioritizing and focusing on different skills needed to reach their goals.

"With DANY, students can use their unique skills and see the outcome of those skills in play. For example, they might attend public hearings or present on an issue they oppose or support," said Burns.  "Instead of relying on 504 plans that prohibit discrimination based on disability, as specified by the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act, or Individualized Education Programs, DANY teaches self-advocacy to empower students to use their skills in making positive changes as well as understand when it's appropriate to share that they have special needs."

CRIL and DANY view the Hayward Unified School District (HUSD) and the Mocha Cafe as key partners in working with TAY. Students with disabilities gain valuable vocational training by operating the Mocha Cafe on the adult school campus. They learn diverse and transferable skills, such as handling cash transactions, managing inventory, merchandising, customer service and more. Through the Cafe, students have additional opportunities to work with local employers at no cost to the employers and continue strengthening and devel
'/>"/>

SOURCE California State Independent Living Council (SILC)
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Synthetic Biologics Appoints Jeffrey J. Kraws as Independent Chairman
2. China Integrated Energy Inc. Completes Independent Investigation
3. No on Prop. 37: French Rat Study Author Made Reporters Sign Confidentiality Agreements Prohibiting them from Consulting Independent Scientific Experts
4. BioNeutral Group Receives Positive Testing Results From A Global Independent Laboratory For Its Ygiene Sterilant Against Anthrax Spores
5. New Organization Plans to Use Independent Peer Review to Put Millions of Hours Back into Research
6. Independent Marketing Automation Software Expert gives Positive review on MindMatrix's platform, AMP
7. BCA Represents Independent Blood Centers at Phacilitate Cell & Gene Therapy Forum
8. New from Cole-Parmer: Ismatec Reglo Independent Channel Control Peristaltic Pump
9. CellerateRX® Added to List of Preferred Products for Golden Living Healthcare Network
10. Systems Alliance Launches Redesigned Website for The Living Legacy Foundation of Maryland
11. Harvards Wyss Institute creates living human gut-on-a-chip
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/2/2015)... 2015 Research and ... of Jain PharmaBiotech,s new report "Biomarkers - ... This report follows the broad definition ... be objectively measured and evaluated as an indicator ... as pharmacological responses to a therapeutic intervention. Tests ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... botanical and plant-derived compounds. BCC Research reveals in its new report that ... this market defines the category and generates the most market demand. , ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. , Sept. 2, 2015 ... announced that Bonnie H. Anderson , president and ... Global Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at ... . The live audio webcast ... http://investor.veracyte.com . The webcast will be available shortly ...
(Date:9/2/2015)... ... September 02, 2015 , ... ... to aid high-risk surgeries. From vital sign monitoring in ICU to 3D skull ... enables surgeon to make real-time clinical decisions with simultaneous access to high precision ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Updated 2015 Biomarkers Report - Latest Technologies, Markets and Companies Insights to 2024 with over 1,000 References 2Updated 2015 Biomarkers Report - Latest Technologies, Markets and Companies Insights to 2024 with over 1,000 References 3Plant-derived Compounds Poised to Assume Greater Role in Global Drug Markets, According to BCC Research 2Plant-derived Compounds Poised to Assume Greater Role in Global Drug Markets, According to BCC Research 3Veracyte to Present at Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference 2Surgical Workstation Powered by 6th Gen. Intel® Core™ Skylake Processors 2Surgical Workstation Powered by 6th Gen. Intel® Core™ Skylake Processors 3
... new leading security solution that combines networking infrastructure and ... approach to security. It is a logical step in ... imperatives from an IT perspective have been focused on ... components of network security. But more recently, with an ...
... face a unique set of challenges, and these obstacles ... them were the topic of a discussion Wednesday ... of State Secretary of Commerce Cory Nettles , ... Competitive Milwaukee, and Mark Burwell, executive director of Green ...
... Wisconsin Entrepreneurs Conference continued providing industrialists ... competitive market, with a seminar held Wednesday to ... ideas. Entrepreneurs and industry representatives listened to a ... making a product survive and thrive among investors ...
Cached Biology Technology:IP Surveillance - Another Piece of the Converged Network 2IP Surveillance - Another Piece of the Converged Network 3Minority and inner-city entrepreneurs face challenges 2Minority and inner-city entrepreneurs face challenges 3Entrepreneurs learn to assess potential ideas 2Entrepreneurs learn to assess potential ideas 3
(Date:8/12/2015)... , Aug. 12, 2015  New research ... can attack Android phones to steal users, fingerprints. ... increasing availability of fingerprint scanners on mobile devices, ... concern. To secure biometrics on mobile devices, HYPR ... augment these convenient authentication systems with strong cryptographic ...
(Date:8/10/2015)... and TELTOW, Germany , August 10, ... (SMI), a world leader in Eye Tracking Technology for ... its OEM Eye Tracking Platform for integration into all ... contains reference designs for seamless integration of eye tracking ... reality HMDs and augmented reality smart glasses. Omnivision,s leading ...
(Date:8/6/2015)... , August 6, 2015 ... (SMI) shows the world,s first Eye Tracking Integration ... Moverio BT-200 see-through head mounted display and on SMI,s ... quality and efficiency is brought to personalized visualization and ... first time, professionals and researchers can integrate gaze, and ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):HYPR Corp. Addresses Android Vulnerability That Exposes Ecosystem-wide Biometric Security Challenges 2HYPR Corp. Addresses Android Vulnerability That Exposes Ecosystem-wide Biometric Security Challenges 3SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 2SMI Completes OEM Eye Tracking Platform to Cover All Consumer Displays 3SMI Shows First Eye Tracking Upgrade for Augmented Reality Glasses 2SMI Shows First Eye Tracking Upgrade for Augmented Reality Glasses 3
... 23, 2011 Employing technology that reads the entire ... Institute (TGen) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) ... Haiti that killed more than 6,000 people and sickened ... the billions of chemical bases in DNA, TGen and ...
... have discovered that bacteria like E. coli and Salmonella have ... to boost their chances for infection. It,s a fascinating ... the Aug. 14 issue of Nature Chemical Biology. ... and their proteins to gain strength. ,The team includes ...
... -- Aug. 22, 2011 -- Researchers at the Joslin Diabetes ... of cells is decreased in the skeletal muscle of those ... of drugs to boost the activity of this enzyme in ... published online today in the Proceedings of the National Academy ...
Cached Biology News:TGen and DTU researchers track source of Haitian cholera outbreak 2TGen and DTU researchers track source of Haitian cholera outbreak 3Newfound hijacked proteins linked to salmonella virulence 2Joslin researchers identify new target for treatment of type 2 diabetes and prediabetes 2
Agarose II (Low Melt)...
...
... BD PhosFlow Perm/Wash Buffer I can be ... signaling proteins to permeabilize cells and to ... wash buffer. Because saponin-mediated cell permeabilization is ... keep the cells in the presence of ...
... Mouse polyclonal antibody raised against ... Immunogen: PPP4C ... a.a) partial recombinant protein with ... Accession Number: NM_002720 ...
Biology Products: