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This list includes many programs conducting research or offering transition information on nationally recognized programs.
A comprehensive informational website intended to provide helpful information and guidance to parents of children with birth injuries.
A nonprofit Community based resource and advocacy center that promotes independent living and equal access for all people with disabilities.
This center funds 300 projects annually that include an wide range of research topics including but not linited to 1) employment outcomes; 2) health and function; 3) technology for access and function; 4) associated disability research.
This website is operated by the Department of Disability and Human Development at the University of Illinois at Chicago and is dedicated to the belief that exercise is for everybody and that having a disability does not mean that you cannot be healthy.
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition seeks to increase the capacity of national, state and local agencies and organizations to improve secondary education and transition results for youth with disabilities and their families. NCSET has two useful newsletters.. The Information Brief addresses trends and developments in secondary education and transition. The Parent Brief promotes effective parent involvement in secondary education and transition.
The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth is funded by the Department of Labor to assist the workforce development community in addressing issues affecting the employment of people with disabilities.
The NARIC website provides information on disability and rehabilitation though online publications, searchable databases, and timely reference and referral data.
This center supervises and directs the collection, management, and analysis of the world's largest spinal cord injury database.
NWREL provides research and developmental assistance to education, government, community agencies, business and labor. These sites provide Oregon specific information on programs and agencies dealing with transition issues.
Improving Postsecondary Outcomes for All Students with Disabilities.
As many of you already know, Oregon Developmental Disability Services (ODDS) has "Staff Tools" sites that hold a lot of great information. The most frequently updated Staff Tools pages are:
School to work is a federally funded initiative that supports Oregon's system for high academic standards through school-based, work-based, and connecting activities for all students.
OTAP provides training, information, technical assistance.
These resources assist students with disabilities and their parents to prepare for college or postsecondary education.
UHY Surrogate Parents.
This center hopes to move beyond what has and has not worked in the past, towards a new system of educational supports for people with disabilities.
This nationally recognized center has pioneered research, training, and services for families that have a child, parent, or grandparent with a disability or medical issue.
This web section houses a library of educational materials available for the general school population and students with disabilities.
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