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Circle of Support - Action Step 1
When making choices or setting goals, it can be helpful to know whom you can count on. Different people maybe helpful in different situations. Use this worksheet to write down the names of people who you know that you can ask for support or help.
Categories: Advocacy, Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
Family Engagement Month Activities Calendar for Middle & High School Families 2021
November is Family Engagement Month! The Family Engagement Month calendar is a list of daily activities that you can do with your child anytime. The activities are meant to be fun and to encourage interactions between you and your preteen / teen. Not every activity will be appropriate for every child. Children have different abilities as well as different interests. You can modify many of the activities to meet the needs of your child and family.
Categories: Family Engagement, Transition-age Youth
Heading to High School: Choosing a Course of Study
Learn about choosing a high school course of study!
Categories: IEP, Special Education, Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
Hoja De Ruta Para El Empleo Significativo Y La Vida Independiente
Una Guia Para Cuidadores Y Estudiantes
Categories: Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
Life's a Journey: Learn More! Do More! Be More!
Learn about career exploration and training in high school, as well as postsecondary education and training!
Categories: Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
NC High School Graduation Requirements
Learn about graduation requirements!
Categories: General, Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
North Carolina's Got Talent! Application
YEP's NCGT column is here to put a spotlight on the many talents and abilities of NC Youth & Young Adults with Disabilities ages 5 to 25. The format of submissions can be a poem, artwork, blog, video, song, essay, article, presentation, an "About me" article, " Entrepreneur's Corner" feature, you name it. ECAC's Youth Advisory Team will review the submissions and choose which ones to feature in our next newsletter. Selected entries will receive a $25 Visa gift card in the mail!
Categories: Advocacy, Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
Post-Secondary Goal Action Step 3
A tool to help youth create goals in the areas of Training/Education, Employment and Independent Living as part of their Transition to Adulthood.
Categories: Advocacy, Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
Secondary Transition in North Carolina
Learn about transition planning and services in North Carolina!
Categories: IEP, Special Education, Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
Special Edition Valentine's Day Newsletter
Special Edition Valentine's Day Newsletter
Categories: Transition-age Youth
Student Dream Sheet
Transition is a journey, begin NOW to plan for the trip. The Student Dream Sheet can help students set goals and share their interests and preferences.
Categories: Advocacy, IEP, Transitions, Transition-age Youth, Transition to Adulthood
Student Led IEP Request
This fillable document helps students with disabilities request a leadership role in their next IEP meeting and to specify which parts of the IEP meeting they would like to lead.
Categories: Communication, IEP, Special Education, Transition-age Youth
The Roadmap to Meaningful Employment and Independent Living
A Guide for Caregivers and Students on Transition to Adulthood
Categories: Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
Transition Planning for Students with Disabilities - Disability Rights North Carolina
Categories: Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
Vision Statement Worksheet Action Step #2
This worksheet will help youth craft a vision statement about what they want for their life after high school!
Categories: Advocacy, Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
YEP - Young Exceptional Perspectives January 2021
A Quarterly Newsletter Produced BY & FOR NC Youth with Disabilities
Categories: Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
YEP Young Exceptional Perspectives April 2022
Categories: Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
YEP Young Exceptional Perspectives January 2022
Categories: Advocacy, Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth
YEP Young Exceptional Perspectives October 2020
YEP YOUNG EXCEPTIONAL PERSPECTIVES A Quarterly Publication Produced BY & FOR NC Youth with Disabilities (October 2020)
Categories: Advocacy, Inclusion, Transitions, Transition-age Youth
Young Exceptional Perspective Oct 2021
A Quarterly Publication Produced BY & FOR NC Youth with Disabilities
Categories: Transition-age Youth
Young Exceptional Perspectives April 2021
A Quarterly Publication Produced BY & FOR NC Youth with Disabilities
Categories: Transition-age Youth
Young Exceptional Perspectives July 2021
A Quarterly Publication Produced BY & FOR NC Youth with Disabilities
Categories: Transition-age Youth
Youth Advisory Team Application
ECAC recognizes the power and value of the voice and ideas of young people. ECAC has launched a Youth Advisory Team (YAT) to help us design projects, programs, and resources that are created for youth, by youth. ECAC will work in partnership with the group to coordinate opportunities and trainings that support the interests and personal development of the YAT members
Categories: Transition to Adulthood, Transition-age Youth