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The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (2006) says that people with disabilities have the right to work and governments need to support and promote people with disabilities’ right to work.
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The Family Support Institute of BC has just launched their newest family support website. The site is BC’s first ever user friendly, searchable database of disability related supports, services and community based activities for anyone in British Columbia! Within this site they also have a “Transition Orientation” to support those approaching adult life and all of the aspects of that journey that people may want to pay particular attention to.
The Transition Planning for Youth with Special Needs: A Community Support Guide was developed to provide community partners (school personnel, social workers, and community members) with useful information and practical tips for supporting successful transition planning for youth with special needs.
Since 2011 Inclusion BC’s Transition Planning Workshop has been presented to families in communities throughout the province. This guide is a valuable accompaniment to the workshop or, used on its own, can help prepare a student for life after high school.
Members of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) have produced this paper because they want to help people to work together to support the self-determined transition of youth to adulthood and community life.