An informative podcast that breaks down different topics and resources for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Practical Strategies for Start of School
Today, we are discussing how to have a smooth transition back to school for kiddos with special needs. We cover practical strategies for working with your child's new teacher or team and how to stay involved throughout the year. Please feel free to share your questions in the Q&A below!
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Process Overview: Special Education Evaluations
Join me for a brief overview of special education evaluations, starting with requesting evaluations to determining eligibility for special education services.
The Joyhouse: Conversations with Seth
In the third and final episode of our transition series, we have a few special guests! Meet Seth, an individual with IDD that lives in his very own joyhouse! He is living independently and creates art for an amazing store in Estes Park, The Joyhouse: Gifts with Purpose. We will also chat with Seth's parents as they discuss his transition to independence!
Joy House Store | Special Needs Community| Estes Park
Navigating the Next Steps: School Based Transition Support with Thompson and Poudre School Districts
Today's episode is our second episode in our transition series. We have members of the transition team from both Poudre School District and Thompson School District on to discuss what you need to know to help prepare your child for this age and what to expect in a transition meeting at the school. They also highlight some services that the school provides for transition age students! BONUS: Learn about our upcoming Film Festival!
Transition Coordinator, TSD, Jason Hanford: email@example.com
Transition Coach, PSD, Emilie Ring: firstname.lastname@example.org
Navigating the Next Steps: Transition Services with DVR and Foothills Gateway
Today, we are starting our three-part Transition Services podcast series! This series will help families and individuals start to prepare for the transition into adulthood and develop the skills they need to be more independent adults. Come learn about how Foothills Gateway and DVR can help teens and young adults develop independent living skills, support employment goals and so much more!
Department of Vocational Rehabilitation:
Home | Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (colorado.gov)
Foothills Gateway - Empowering People with Disabilities since 1972
All Aboard: Your Guide to Inclusive Vacation Destinations
Welcome back! Today we are going to go over some of the most inclusive theme parks, attractions and destinations as well as tips for planning your trip with a kiddo with IDD. We will also cover some amazing organizations that adults with IDD can use to plan trips and travel the world! Off we go!