Community Partners Portal

Below are some highlights of what you can find on or through this website for community partners. Community partners are employers, private citizens, and other adult mentors in the community.

Mentoring

Lighthearted 3:40-minute disability awareness video to educate and raise awareness in the workplace

Support youth to speak for themselves (self-advocacy). Support youth to run their own lives (self-determination).

Disability Awareness to Increase Your Comfort, Confidence, and Competence is a 27-minute narrated PowerPoint training module. You can move through it at your own pace by clicking on the slides and scanning the video transcripts for each slide.

Building Relationships: A Guide for New Mentors is full of good suggestions.

State and Federal Rules

Explore the most influential special education and disability laws

Explore various accommodation options for people with disabilities in the workplace.

Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction. – John C. Crosby

For access to all resources on this website, go to the Everything About Transition section.

Links checked and content updated 5/30/19