A series of brief webinars spotlighting transition planning tools and resources
The Transition from School to Adult Life is an ongoing journey. Youth with complex and unique needs often require teams to have access to a variety of tools, resources, and people to plan and prepare for the future.
This series is designed to enhance the transition process and practices of County Board of Developmental Disabilities School transition staff as they plan The Journey with youth, families and agency partners.
The Journey - Resource Sharing Webinars
Spotlighting Tools and Resources for Youth with Complex Support Needs. These webinars are designed for teams assisting youth with complex support needs and their families. Webinars are designed to enhance the practices of transition teams as they support youth and families to navigate the process of their own journey to adulthood.
View Recorded Journey Webinars
Supporting Positive Behavior: The Ziggurat Model
January 11, 2021
Learn about the Ziggurat Model and how using this approach can facilitate a team to create proactive, positive supports to address challenging behaviors for youth with complex support needs.
Self-Determination and Youth with Complex Support Needs
November 30, 2020
A discussion of considerations for addressing self-determination of youth with complex support needs. A brief review of resources to begin to address self determination skills will also be provided during the webinar.
Transition Assessment and Transition Planning for Youth with Lifelong Needs
October 26, 2020
A brief overview of tools and processes to assist a youth, family and multiagency team gather meaningful information about the youth as well as the youth’s goals and support needs for the future.
Upcoming Journey Webinars
February 22, 2021
Targeting Meaningful Curriculum for Transition Age Youth with Complex Needs: Considerations and Resources - Shawna Benson, Director OCALI Center for Diverse Learners
Academic and transition skills can come together to weave a strong foundation for transition age youth. The key in weaving the strongest foundations lies in the design of meaningful and individualized curriculum. Prior to and during transition years in school, it is important to provide equitable access to content knowledge that is presented in life-applied lessons and activities while weaving in transition skills to strengthen the application and generalization of newly learned skills and knowledge. Join us to explore curriculum design strategies and resources.
March 22, 2021
Assistive Technology and Youth with Complex Support Needs: Resources and Considerations - Jan Rogers, Director of OCALI AT & AEM Center
Ever wonder if the students you support could benefit from AT? Do you have a student who uses AT currently or used AT in the past and it no longer seems to provide the needed support? This webinar will provide an overview of AT with a focus on transition age students with the most complex needs. Resources will be provided to expand your knowledge on how to consider, assess, and implement AT. Participants will also learn about a free AT virtual training program and other opportunities provided specifically for Ohio county board of developmental disability staff by the AT&AEM Center, funded by the Ohio Developmental Disabilities Council under the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act.
Details and registration information for future webinars coming soon!
Mark your calendars for 2:30 PM for the dates below.
- April 19, 2021
- May 17, 2021