Welcome to Transition Services Network
The Southeast TACE Transition Services Network is for those interested in youth with a focus on developing a career, and offers opportunities to learn about and share your experiences on youth and employment, strategies to employ youth or help them start a business.
Resources and Tools
- Just released by the Transitions RTC: Policy Analysis on Transition Age Youth by the Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law
The Promise for the Future report examines various federal programs that can provide assistance in meeting the educational, vocational and basic supports needs of youth and young adults (from ages 16 to 30) with serious mental health conditions (SMHCs). It briefly examines the breadth and scope of available assistance and offers recommendations to improve state, local and federal policy.
Going to College
- Survey Data Recap: College Students with Disabilities
Virginia Commonwealth University's Project Empowerment latest topic sheet presents a study that explores the issues that are known to negatively affect all college students in order to examine how these issues also affect college students with disabilities
- Getting Accommodations at College: Tools for School
Are you a college student with a mental health condition, or know someone who is? Did you know that you can ask for certain accommodations in the classroom that will help you succeed? Transitions RTC has a tipsheet that can help you figure it out.
Check out the Tools for School: Getting Accommodations in College tipsheet here!
- Think College - Training and Technical Assistance Database
This database contains resources for those developing or enhancing a Post Secondary Education initiative for students with Intellectual Disabilities. Source: http://www.thinkcollege.net/databases/tta-database
- 2011 TASH Employment of Youth in Transition Conference Archives Available
The 2011 TASH Conference included a special learning opportunity on the Employment of Youth in Transition. This conference within the conference featured the best practices in youth transition that result in integrated employment for young people perceived as the most challenging to serve.
- More Students With Disabilities Heading to College
- Transition Specialist Competencies
- When to Contact a Benefits Planner [PDF file]
How many of your clients have quit their jobs, worked below Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) or refused to work after receiving fours years of education due to misinformation about the impact of working on benefits? Are you unsure about the rules of SSA benefits and working?
- Employment Activities and Outcomes of College-Based Transition Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
By Meg Grigal and Amy Dwyre
- Customized Employment Publications
Practical solutions, process, timelines, and evaluation for customized employment success and policy.