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Youth Development  

Accessing Introduction to Special Education

Introduction to Speical Education is an overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) process in Missouri. This web site may be used by anyone interested in knowing more about Special Education including parents, students, advocates, and other professionals. 



Accessing Introduction to Special Education

Introduction to Speical Education is an overview of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) process in Missouri. This web site may be used by anyone interested in knowing more about Special Education including parents, students, advocates, and other professionals. 



Add-Us-In

Add-Us-In Kansas City provides career opportunities for urban youth with disabilities through a business led network.



ASD Transition

 An organization that assists youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families prepare and undertake transition.



Career Training Program

 The Career Training Program (CTP), in St. Louis, is a community-based work training program.



Community Transition Teams

 Community Transition Teams offer an avenue for parents and other stakeholders to elevate community awareness of and commitment to the improvement of post-secondary outcomes of youth with disabilities.



Missouri AHEAD

 An organization focused on students with disabilities at institutions of higher education that offers Transition Training modules for parents, students, and educators.



Missouri Family to Family Resource Center

Missouri Family to Family links you to information, parent to parent support, peer support, and volunteer opportunities.



Missouri Transition

 Missouri Transition provides online resources and training for professionals regarding all aspects of transition, including self-determination.



MPACT

 MPACT is a statewide parent training and information center with resources on a variety of topics including transition and self-determination.



PACER Center

PACER Center is a parent training and information center for families of children and youth with all disabilities  to help make decisions about education, vocational training, employment, and other services.



Project STELLAR

 Project STELLAR (Supporting Transition to Engaged Lives by Linking Agency Resources) trains families to be effective partners in their child's transition to adult life.



Technical Assistance on Transition and The Rehabilitation Act

 PACER's TATRA project focuses on helping families prepare youth with disabilities for employment, post-secondary education, and independent living outcomes. 



Toolkit of Resources on Agency collaboration

Resources about post-secondary transition for educators, VR Counselors, Independent Living Specialists, and families



Transition to Empowered Lifestyles

 Transition to Empowered Lifestyles for young adults with disabilities, an initiative of MPACT, enhances the capacity of students and their families to be self-determined in planning and obtaining desired lifestyles in their community upon graduation.



VCU Work Support

 The Virginia Commonwealth University RRTC develops and promotes evidence-based practices to increase employment and provides resources for professionals, individuals with disabilities, and their representatives.