The Journey Webinar Gallery
Get Acquainted with OCALI Resources
August 30, 2021
“It’s the best kept secret.” “Wonderful resources that are practical and research and evidenced-based.”
That’s how a few people describe OCALI’s resources. Whether you’re an avid user or looking to learn more, take a tour of the OCALI website to learn about various resources and tools for professionals and family members, many of which are free. Uncover information that will support your needs and assist transition youth with complex needs and their families.
”What I Wish I Knew Then”: Parent Perspective Following High School
May 17, 2021
Parents of young adults with complex support needs offer insights and considerations after experiencing life after high school. This panel discussion is an authentic dialogue providing educators, SSAs, OOD counselors, families and others awareness of what was most helpful during the school years and what else might have been more helpful in order to prepare for the future.
Trauma and Youth with Complex Needs
April 19, 2021
Youth with complex support needs often experience high levels of trauma that may not be easily recognized. This webinar will review the source of trauma that many youth with complex needs will encounter, potential impact of the trauma and resources to assist to support the youth and family.
Assistive Technology and Youth with Complex Support Needs: Resources and Considerations
March 22, 2021
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.
Targeting Meaningful Curriculum for Transition Age Youth with Complex Needs
February 22, 2021
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.
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.
Moving Towards Self-Reliance: Technology and Practice
September 28, 2020
A brief review of several everyday technology resources and evidence based instructional practices that support transition age youth to gain more skill and engage in more independent activities
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Discovering a Vision
Discovering a Vision provides a number of resources and tools that CBDD School Staff and partners can use in working with students and families to establish a vision for the journey into adulthood
Presented by Keith Banner, Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities Community Life Engagement Project Manager