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US Dept. of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy – Youth Transition Information
ODEP works to influence national policy and promote effective workplace practices to ensure that today's — and tomorrow's — workforce…
Inclusive Education Transition Government Information, Supports & Services
Then, Now, and Tomorrow: System of Care in NH
• Introductions • Overview of System of Care • Policy and Infrastructure Developments to Build NH’s System of Care • Advocacy • Special…
Providing Psychosocial Support to New Americans in Your Community
Osob Issa, MSW and Emma Cardeli, Phd, Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center (RTRC)
Let's Put Families First: The Power of Wraparound
• Understand the NH Wraparound Model • Discover how Wraparound fits within MTSS and algins with the elements of the TFI. • Observe how the Family…
New Hampshire's Wraparound Model - An Overview
Wraparound is an evidence-based, family- and youth-driven planning process for responding when children or youth experience serious emotional and…
Disability in Focus: January 2020
The January 2020 issue of Disability in Focus shows that after taking DPH's disability-competence training, healthcare providers' ideas…
Disability in Focus: May 2020
The May 2020 issue of Disability in Focus shows that in New Hampshire, people with disabilities and their families are 4 times more likely to report…
Disability in Focus: December 2020
The December 2020 issue of Disability in Focus shows that in New England, adults with disabilities are more likely than adults without disabilities…
Person-First Language: A Partial Glossary of Disability Terms
Person- first language literally puts the person first instead of his or her disability. By referring to an individual as a person with a disability…
A Few Exceptions
Language is continually evolving, and no rule is absolute. Here are a few notable exceptions to person-first language.
Rosa’s Law and the Language of Bullying
Signed into U.S. law in 2010, Rosa’s Law replaces the term mental retardation with the phrase intellectual disability in federal health, education…
Your Words, Our Image
Writers, editors, reporters and other communicators strive to use the most accurate terminology about people with disabilities. However, inaccurate,…
Portrayal Issues
People with disabilities are like every other human being – they have strengths and weaknesses, successes and failures, hopes and dreams. Like other…
Key Concepts in the Disability Community
Key Concepts in the Disability Community
Accessibility Language
Words Matter
The following guidelines are designed to increase awareness about the importance of culturally sensitive language when writing about individuals with…
NDSC Down syndrome Programs & Resources
The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) has gathered and vetted many sources and resources to help families, and professionals who serve them…
Health & Genetics COVID-19, Healthcare, Parenthood Community Based Organization, Online Learning, Scholarly & Creative Works
Emergencies and National Disasters: Helping Children and Families Cope
NCPMI has resources to support families in helping young children cope with the challenges that might occur during stressful emergency or disaster…
COVID-19, Emergency Preparedness, Parenthood
Talking with Children about Coronavirus Disease 2019
Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children from the CDC.
COVID-19, Parenthood
ACL (Administration for Community Living) COVID-19 Resources
Guidance for older adults and people with disabilities related to COVID-19 including useful tools to help navigate and plan, multilingual resources,…
Direct Support Professional (DSP), Health & Genetics COVID-19 Government Information
The Arc COVID-19 Resources
The Arc has resources to help people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (I/DD), their families, and service providers during the…