Welcome! We are so excited to share this page with you. We know how important it is to people with disabilities to have jobs and careers. On this page, we have provided resources for you to use to help support people with disabilities get jobs and careers for real pay. We hope you share this website with your friends and family.
This website is funded by the Virginia Department of Education, focusing on providing resources that promote self-determined behavior.
Hitting the Open Road After High School: How to Choose Your Own Adventure to Success
This publication is intended to help youth think about their options and plan ahead. It is co-written by members of the Youth Action Council on Transition.
Take Charge of Your Money: An Introduction to Financial Capability
This brief is a starting point for learning about and developing your financial capability so that youth can make smart decisions about managing money.
A Curriculum for Self-Advocates
This comprehensive curriculum is for self-advocates with disabilities and was created by the Autism Self-Advocacy Networks.
This website is for youth and families focusing on healthy relationships and building friendships.
Learn About Self-Advocacy: Speaking Up
This video slide show is helping youth with disabilities understand the power of self-advocacy.
Use Your IEP Meetings to Learn How to Advocate for Yourself
This tip sheet for youth with disabilities was created by the Utah Parent Center.
What is Self Advocacy? (video)
Learn the basics about being a self-advocate from this self-advocate made video! Researched and written by: Steven Greiner (TennesseeWorks)
Disability Disclosure (video)
This video provides a short introduction to disability disclosure for youth with disabilities in school or at work.
411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities
The 411 on Disability Disclosure is a workbook that provides the expertise about disclosing a disability, and helps you provide the expertise about yourself. This workbook was developed by TransCen, Inc. for the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth.
The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Family, Youth Service Professionals, Adult Allies That Care About People with Disabilities
This workbook provides the expertise about disclosing a disability, and YOU provide the support to a young person. This workbook was created by the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth.
Help Your Young Adult Learn About Accessing Accommodations After High School This articles describes three ways parents can help their son or daughter learn how to understand, manage, and explain his or her disability to others and obtain needed accommodations.