Information sessions are starting next week for the Bridges Training Series, offered through the Institute on Disability at the University of New Hampshire (UNH). Bridges is an online college and career training series designed to prepare young adults, ages 18–24, with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities for higher education, independent living, and careers.
Tools & Tech for Academic Success
Learn about computer programs used in college and many workplaces, including Zoom and Microsoft Office. Learn about assistive technology that can help you reach your goals. Offered in the Fall term.
Setting and Realizing Goals Using Person-Centered Planning
Set goals for life after high school. Learn about person-centered planning. Learn to problem solve and advocate to reach your goals. Offered in the Fall term.
Healthy and Social Aspects of Life
Learn about different parts of being healthy and well as an adult, including social well-being, spiritual well-being, financial well-being, and well-being at work. Offered in the Fall term.
Next Steps in Person-Centered Planning
Make a plan for career and employment or college. Identify next steps for your goals. Learn about and identify the people and resources who will help you reach your goals. Offered in the Spring term with separate tracks for college or career/employment.
Information Session Schedule
All information sessions are 1 hour long and take place on Zoom.
- October 30 @ 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
- November 8 @ 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
- November 29 @ 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST
- December 6 @ 12:00pm to 1:00pm EST
- December 12 @ 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST
- December 21 @ 6:00pm to 7:00pm EST
To learn more about the Bridges Training Series, review Frequently Asked Questions on the Institute of Disability website.
(Information taken directly from an email notification sent to the webmaster.)