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Career Planning Begins with Assessment
Teleconference Call
October 25, 2005
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   (Central)
During this teleconference, presenters from the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) will discuss the needs of transitioning youth (with and without disabilities) and the importance of comprehensive assessment to plan effectively for transition. The presentation will include information on the domains of assessment, formal testing instruments, the organizational perspective, infrastructure issues, and the importance of accommodations and assistive technology in the assessment process. NOTE: The phone number has changed! To participate in this teleconference, dial 1-703-639-1159 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the "NCSET Teleconference Call" if asked by the operator.

Yes, Youth with Disabilities Can Travel to Study Abroad
Teleconference Call
September 29, 2005
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
During this teleconference, presenters will discuss frequently asked questions about international exchange programs and provide background on how international exchange relates to youth with disabilities. The presenters will also discuss steps for incorporating global education into U.S. student plans, a school's responsibilities regarding foreign exchange students with disabilities, and international resources and activities. Presented by Michele Scheib, Project Specialist, and Melissa Mitchell, Outreach and Training Coordinator, of Mobility International USA. To participate, dial 703-639-1162 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the "NCSET Teleconference Call" if asked by the operator.

Review of the 2005 National Leadership Summit
Teleconference Call
August 23, 2005
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
Over 500 state leaders and policymakers representing secondary education, transition, workforce development, vocational rehabilitation, youth, families, and others, came together in Washington, DC, in June for the second NCSET-hosted National Leadership Summit on Improving Results for Youth. This teleconference call, presented by David R. Johnson, NCSET Director, and selected state team representatives, will briefly outline the purpose and format of the Summit; highlight the findings from the data; share perspectives from two states on how the Summit has instituted change for them,; and communicate Summit follow-up technical assistance strategies. To participate, dial 703-639-1365 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the “NCSET Teleconference Call” if asked by the operator.

Utilizing Federal Financial Aid to Fund Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities
Teleconference Call
July 19, 2005
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
Dan Klock, Program Specialist and Policy Liaison with the Federal Office of Student Financial Aid, will cover issues and resources related to financial aid for postsecondary students with a focus on students with disabilities. Included in the discussion will be general student eligibility requirements, "Ability to Benefit", Title IV Programs, and Web-based resources. To participate, dial 703-639-1175 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the “NCSET Teleconference Call” if asked by the operator.

Live Demonstration of Youthhood.org
NCSET Web-based Event
July 14, 2005
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
See a live demonstration of The Youthhood Web site (http://www.youthhood.org) from your own computer during one of these interactive Web conferences. Youthhood.org is NCSET’s new interactive Web-based curriculum developed to help young adults plan for life after high school. NCSET personnel leading the development of this site will show you the power of this interactive and dynamic Web site using Web conferencing software (participants will need to test their computers prior to joining the event). Space is limited and RSVP is required by July 8, 2005.

Live Demonstration of Youthhood.org
NCSET Web-based Event
July 13, 2005
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
See a live demonstration of The Youthhood Web site (http://www.youthhood.org) from your own computer during one of these interactive Web conferences. Youthhood.org is NCSET’s new interactive Web-based curriculum developed to help young adults plan for life after high school. NCSET personnel leading the development of this site will show you the power of this interactive and dynamic Web site using Web conferencing software (participants will need to test their computers prior to joining the event). Space is limited and RSVP is required by July 8, 2005.

Live Demonstration of Youthhood.org
NCSET Web-based Event
July 12, 2005
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
See a live demonstration of The Youthhood Web site (http://www.youthhood.org) from your own computer during one of these interactive Web conferences. Youthhood.org is NCSET’s new interactive Web-based curriculum developed to help young adults plan for life after high school. NCSET personnel leading the development of this site will show you the power of this interactive and dynamic Web site using Web conferencing software (participants will need to test their computers prior to joining the event). Space is limited and RSVP is required by July 8, 2005.

Youthhood.org: NCSET’s New Interactive Curriculum for Youth
Teleconference Call
June 29, 2005
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   (Central)
The Youthhood Web site (http://www.youthhood.org) is NCSET’s new interactive Web-based curriculum developed to help young adults plan for life after high school. The site addresses youth directly yet is intended to be used as a curriculum within a classroom, community program, or any other setting where adults are working with youth to help them set goals and plan for the future. Presenters of this teleconference will provide background information on the development of the site, an overview of its contents and features, and information on how to utilize the site to help all youth plan for life after high school. Participants will need to be at their computers (connected to the Internet) during the second half of the call to view the Web site online. To participate in this teleconference, dial 1-703-639-1157 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the "NCSET Teleconference Call" if asked by the operator.

Accessible Transportation: A Key to Independence for Youth with Disabilities
Teleconference Call
May 12, 2005
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   (Central)
Easter Seals Project ACTION (Accessible Community Transportation In Our Nation) has been working to improve the availability and use of accessible transportation by people with disabilities of all ages. This teleconference, presented by Dr. Al Abeson, Director at Easter Seals Project ACTION and Karen Wolf-Branigin, Training and Technical Assistance Manager at Easter Seals Project ACTION, will emphasize the fundamental life-long importance of transportation to independent living outcomes for people with disabilities, applicable public policy, typical transportation alternatives, transportation limitations for people with disabilities and how to overcome them, and resources for helping young people with disabilities access public transportation. To participate, dial 1-703-639-1409 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the "NCSET Teleconference Call" if asked by the operator.

Disproportionality in Special Education: One State’s Perspective
Teleconference Call
May 11, 2005
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM   (Central)
Dr. Donna Hart-Tervalon, Assistant Director of Special Education, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; Patricia Williams, School Administration Consultant, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; and Daniel Losen, Senior Legal and Policy Research Associate, The Civil Rights Project, Harvard University will present on Wisconsin's initiative to “scale up” efforts to address disproportionate representation of minority students in special education. They will discuss how disproportionate representation is being addressed by the state's Continuous Improvement and Focused Monitoring System with the assistance of the National Center for Special Education Accountability Monitoring, the National Center for Culturally Responsive Education Systems, and the Civil Rights Project. To participate, dial 703-639-1376 a few minutes before the call begins, and refer to the “NCSET Teleconference Call” if asked by the operator.

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