I am interested in youth transition and the kinds of services and supports that can be provided to youth while they are in middle and high school to facilitate their interest in career paths and adult education. I am interested in learning about the relationships between adult education and transition professionals in K12 settings. Also, I would love to learn about any suggestions you have regarding particular programs and practices that support student’s success in adult and career-related programs.
In the disability community, self-determination refers to individuals with disabilities, including persons with intellectual disabilities, having the same right to self-determination as all people, that is, to have the freedom, authority, and support to exercise control over their lives.
Here are two interesting things for those interested in self-determination:
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! In the President's proclamation,he said that during the month, "we recognize the indispensable contributions people with disabilities make in our economy and recommit to building a country where each of us can realize the full extent of our dreams."
The overall topic of "Disabilities in Adult Education" is an all encompassing one. I am interested in the specific subject areas under that umbrella that users are most interested in. Please...... add your comment to this discussion thread by telling us what specific area(s) most interest you.