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Independent Living: Going Shopping Today?

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Aug, 2013

Independent Living: Going Shopping Today?

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[caption id="" align="alignright" width="300"] A picture of a wallet. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)[/caption] Being active in the community usually means that, if you’re going to be out for a few hours, you’re probably going to want something to eat or drink while you’re out. Here are a few ideas to consider before walking out the door: Take Water and

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Disabilities and Transition After High School: Developing Independence at the Community College, Even If I’m Not Taking Classes

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Jul, 2013

Disabilities and Transition After High School: Developing Independence at the Community College, Even If I’m Not Taking Classes

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Okay, new graduate. You’ve finished high school, and your classmates, at least most of them, are going on to college. You say to yourself, I want to go to college! Of course, you want to do what your friends are doing, right? It’s understandable that you don’t want to stay at home while everyone else is having a

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Transition to Independent Living: What Happens After High School?

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May, 2013

Transition to Independent Living: What Happens After High School?

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Individuals with disabilities go through many transitions in their school career as they progress through elementary, middle school and high school. At each stage, teams discuss how to make the transition as smooth as possible. What is expected at the next level? Will teachers understand his or her needs? How can we make it less stressful?Even more worrisome

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