2021 Educational Series from the NH Transition Community of Practice

The NH Transition Community of Practice is offering a free Educational Series this winter and spring. On the first Thursday of each month, as part of its regular meeting, the NHCOP will sponsor a presentation from an organization or agency involved with transition. Attendees are welcome to stay for an optional second hour of general… Continue reading: 2021 Educational Series from the NH Transition Community of Practice

UNH-4U Bridges to College and Career

Tune in to the NH Transition Community of Practice meeting Thursday, May 6 at 9 am for a presentation on a new program, UNH-4U Bridges to College and Career, with Jenna Riley and Tobey Partch-Davies from UNH-4U and UNH IOD Granite State Transition Programs for Students with Disabilities. Zoom Link. Presentation at 9 am, resource sharing… Continue reading: UNH-4U Bridges to College and Career

Scholarships Available for 2021-22 from the NH Charitable Foundation

Each year, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation (NHCF) awards more than $6 million in scholarships to help New Hampshire’s most promising students with the greatest financial need realize their educational goals, whether it’s a two- or four-year college degree, a certificate, or professional license. They have made a number of important changes to their program… Continue reading: Scholarships Available for 2021-22 from the NH Charitable Foundation

Upcoming Transition Virtual Events

Check these out and mark your calendars: Healthcare explorations Dartmouth Hitchcock is putting on a series of virtual healthcare career explorations. There is also information about the High School Summer Internship offered at Lebanon and perhaps some other Dartmouth Hitchcock facilities. More information on virtual healthcare career explorations March 3 – Construction and Engineering in… Continue reading: Upcoming Transition Virtual Events

Family-to-Family Chats on Transition in December and January

The Parent Information Center (PIC) and NH Family Voices are hosting a series of free online Family Chats this year, called Time for Transition. Registration is limited to 15 families to keep the numbers low enough for good conversation. The next ones are: Dec 9, 2020, 3:30-4:30 pm,  Understanding Pre-Employment Transition Services for Students, with… Continue reading: Family-to-Family Chats on Transition in December and January

UNH-4U Bridges Winter-Spring Applications Due Dec 10

UNH-4U has exciting new training opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities living in New Hampshire. Offered virtually, UNH-4U Bridges to College and Career trainings prepare students for life beyond high school by linking interests with pathways to college, independence, and future careers. The winter-spring offerings are: Academic and Assistive Technology for College Access  5… Continue reading: UNH-4U Bridges Winter-Spring Applications Due Dec 10

New Online Community Transition Program, UNH-4U, FREE This Fall

The UNH-4U Bridges program is a new online community transition program to prepare young adults with intellectual disabilities, ages 18-24,  for higher education, independent living, and careers. It consists of three, 10-week virtual trainings that promote self-awareness, occupational/academic direction, advocacy, technology and personal computing skills, knowledge of resources, and enhance social connections. The trainings are:… Continue reading: New Online Community Transition Program, UNH-4U, FREE This Fall

Two Favorite Transition Resources

There are two resources we find ourselves recommending over and over. One is the awesome occupation exploration website, My Next Move, and the other is an insightful college readiness checklist for students and parents. My Next Move website My Next Move is a very friendly front-end to the comprehensive-but-harder-to-use federal occupations database, O*NET OnLine. Each… Continue reading: Two Favorite Transition Resources

Resource Spotlight: Taking Notes for Another Person

Note taking is the practice of capturing important pieces of information in a systematic way. Note taking is a commonly needed accommodation at both high school and postsecondary education levels, and in other situations requiring learning, including job sites and internships. Effective note taking for others is a skill acquired through training and strengthened through… Continue reading: Resource Spotlight: Taking Notes for Another Person

Regional Transition Fairs and Conferences

  What are you doing after high school? Come to a transition fair or conference and get some ideas! Regional Transition Fair There will be a Regional Transition Fair on Tuesday, April 10 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm at the Bektash Shriner Center in Concord, NH. It’s hosted by the Capital Area Transition Community of… Continue reading: Regional Transition Fairs and Conferences