Just for Youth and Young Adults

IEP Tip Sheets for Youth

From the Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research, these TEST tip sheets are designed for youth and young adults who have individualized education programs (IEPs). One focuses on preparing for an IEP meeting and another focused on identifying community partners to participate in IEP meetings and transition planning.

  • Factsheet, IEP Tip Sheets for Youth

    You Got This: Taking a Leadership Role in Your IEP Meeting

  • Factsheet, IEP Tip Sheets for Youth

    I've Got my Crew: Inviting Community Partners to your IEP Meeting


WIOA: New Law Helps Youth & Young Adults Get Jobs – What Families Need to Know

This fact sheet reviews key eligibility and services provided under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).  It focuses on the supports for youth and young adults with psychiatric disabilities.

 

  • Factsheet, WIOA: New Law Helps Youth & Young Adults Get Jobs – What Families Need to Know


Kids’ Quest website on disability conditions

From the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Kids’ Quests interactive webpages are designed for children and youth and focus on specific disability conditions and mobility challenges.

  • Website, Kids’ Quest website on disability conditions


Books for Children and Youth about Adoption and Foster Care

The CreatingAFamily.org website compiles a list of fiction and nonfiction books about foster care and adoption. Books are described and suggested age ranges are listed. Books for adults are also suggested.

  • Website, Books for Children and Youth about Adoption and Foster Care

    Suggested books for children, youth and adults on foster care

  • Website, Books for Children and Youth about Adoption and Foster Care

    Suggested books for children, youth and adults on adoption


How to Keep A Job: A Young Adult’s Guide

How to Keep A Job: A Young Adult’s Guide, from the Transitions RTC

  • Guide, How to Keep A Job: A Young Adult’s Guide


My Next Move

My Next Move, what do you want to do for a living? A career search site.

  • Website, My Next Move


Think College

Think College: College options for people with Intellectual Disabilities

  • Website, Think College


A Life 4 Me

A Life 4 Me: for middle schoolers with disabilities and their parents

  • Website, A Life 4 Me


By Youth, For Youth: Employment guide

By Youth, For Youth: Employment guide from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

  • Guide, By Youth, For Youth: Employment guide


Dude, Where’s My Transition Plan?
November 20, 2014

Dude, Where’s My Transition Plan? Guide from Formed Families Forward and PEATC

  • Toolkit, Dude, Where’s My Transition Plan?


Foster Care to Success

Foster Care to Success: America’s College Fund for Foster Youth.

All Foster Care to Success scholarships share one application; we will determine the program(s) for which you are eligible based on the information you provide.

  • Website, Foster Care to Success

    Foster Care to Success

  • Website, Foster Care to Success

    Apply here