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Toward a Future of Flourishing: Preparing Youth with Disabilities to Transition Successfully

Over the past year, Tennessee Works has been creating a unique online resource designed to equip educators all across our state to provide exceptional transition services and supports for students with disabilities. Transition Tennessee (www.transitiontn.org) is a free professional development portal that... Continue Reading 

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Education, General awareness

Next Chapter Book Clubs

The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) was launched in TN in 2009. The book clubs provide adolescents and adults with disabilities an opportunity to read and socialize with friends.  The NCBC model promotes literacy and social connectedness. Members do not have to... Continue Reading 

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Education, General awareness

The justice system and those with IDD?

How can the justice system improve to better serve those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)? University of Minnesota’s recent “Impact” issue spotlights the criminal justice system and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Check it out to learn about The Arc’s... Continue Reading 

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