The Colorado Office of Employment First (COEF) team will present on the importance of having high expectations of employment for young adults with disabilities. The presentation will review the building blocks of the transition planning process, discuss the importance of a strong postsecondary vision for employment and how we can best prepare young adults for success. Additionally, the COEF team will raise awareness about how connecting to community resources such as benefits counseling and developing community partnerships to support young adults achieve their goals of employment are also essential to the process of achieving postsecondary success. The intended audience for this webinar includes: professionals, families, youth and all those interested.
At the end of this session, participants will: Understand the basics of the transition planning process Gain understanding about the importance of high expectations at a young age Learn about early employment experiences and key points on how benefits counseling is an important step Understand the state system and resources that can support young adults.
Melanie Honsbruch, CPWIC; Teresa Nguyen, MPH; and Jennifer Stewart, MPP Colorado Office of Employment First
Archived Webinar: Runtime - 1 hr 15 mins
Many individuals with ASD and their families have questions regarding gender identity, sexuality, and intimacy. While gender and sexuality are common topics to explore in adolescence, there are a number of misconceptions regarding how to best support teens with ASD in navigating these changes. This webinar will provide information about strategies for caregivers and professionals to support teens in these areas with consideration of the unique learning needs of teens with ASD.
The intended audience for this webinar includes: families, caregivers, community care providers, and school-based providers
This webinar will discuss the meaning and process of transition to adult healthcare, as well as health disparities, and hope for the future.
Speaker: Jessica Soloman Sanders, MD, Developmental Pediatrics
8 Common Principles of Transition - Child Neurology Foundation
13121 East 17th Avenue
Mail Stop C234
Aurora, CO 80045