National Resource Organizations

Center on Community Living and Careers

The mission of the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community (IIDC) is to work with communities to welcome, value, and support the meaningful participation of people of all ages and abilities through research, education, and service.

Center for Parent Information and Resources

This guidance addresses the rights of public elementary and secondary students with hearing, vision, or speech disabilities to effective communication. Issued jointly by the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice, the guidance is intended to help schools understand and comply with federal legal requirements on meeting the communication needs of students with disabilities.

National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition (NASET)

The National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition (NASET) is a national voluntary coalition of more than 40 organizations and advocacy groups representing special education, general education, career and technical education, youth development, multicultural perspectives, and parents. This site also contains the "National Standards and Quality Indicators: Transition Toolkit for Systems Improvement."

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability (NCWD)

NCWD/Youth is your source for information about employment and youth with disabilities. Our partners —experts in disability, education, employment, and workforce development — strive to ensure you will be provided with the highest quality, most relevant information available.

National Post-school Outcomes Center

The National Post-school Outcomes Center is a project funded by OSEP and is a collaborative effort of the Technical Assistance and Consulting Services and Secondary Special Education and Transition Unit at the University of Oregon. Their mission is to help state education agencies establish practical and rigorous data collection systems that will measure and profile the post-school experiences of youth with disabilities. The results will be used for national, state, and local reporting and-most importantly-to guide and improve transition services to this population.

PACER Center

PACER, a national center, responds to thousands of parents and professionals each year. From California to Minnesota to New York, PACER resources make a difference in the lives of 6.5 million children with disabilities nationwide.

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