NH Construction Career Days Sept 22-23, 2022 in New Boston

After two long years away, New Hampshire Construction Career Days are back! This year’s event will be held in New Boston at the Hillsborough County Youth Center Foundation on Thursday, Sept 22 and Friday, Sept 23. The event is open to all high school students via registration through a participating school. Students gain career awareness… Continue reading: NH Construction Career Days Sept 22-23, 2022 in New Boston

The 2021 Report on Disability in New Hampshire

The Institute on Disability (IOD) at the University of New Hampshire regularly publishes a report about the characteristics of the population with disabilities in New Hampshire, Facts & Figures. The 2021 edition is available as a PDF download: Facts & Figures: 2021 Report on Disability in New Hampshire. This 18-page report presents a wealth of… Continue reading: The 2021 Report on Disability in New Hampshire

2021 Educational Series Resources

The NH Transition Community of Practice offered a free Educational Series during winter and spring 2021. Below are links to the recording and resources for each session. Schedule January 7 Family Resources, hosted by Kimm Phillips from the Parent Information Center. Panel of Hew Hampshire organizations that help support families during high school transition. Family… Continue reading: 2021 Educational Series Resources

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