Resources for Teen and Young Adults

Current Arkansas Resources


Independent Futures That Work Project

Website

IFTW Arkansas State Advisory Committee

Members


Webinars

Independent Living, Here We Come!PresentationWebinarChecklist

Living Independently

18 and Life to Go / Young Lawyers Section of the AR Bar Association

Abilities Unlimited Services / Abilities Unlimited of Hot Springs

Abilities Unlimited Services / Abilities Unlimited of Jonesboro

Abilities Unlimited Services / Abilities Unlimited of Van Buren

Access Life / ACCESS Group Inc.

Arkansas Transition Planning Resource Guide / Arkansas Transition Services

At Risk Youth Mentoring Program / Southeast Arkansas Independent Living Services

Community and Employment Support / Arkansas Department of Human Services

Community Parent Resource Center Trainings / Arkansas Support Network-CPRC

Community Parent Resource Center Resources / Arkansas Support Network-CPRC

G.U.I.D.E. For Life / Leadership Support Service Arkansas Department of Education

Guardianship Fact Sheet / Center for Arkansas Legal Services

Independent Living Services / Mainstream Center for Independent Living Services

Independent Living Services / Southeast Arkansas Independent Living Services (SAILS)

Ouachita Region (AR) Resource Guide / United Way of the Ouachita’s

Points of Discussion for Agencies Visiting with Students /Arkansas Transition Services

Preparing for Life After High School / Arkansas Transition Services

Project AWIPA / Sources for Community Independent Living, Inc.

Real-Life Arkansas / AR Department of Workforce Services

SDHH Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Skills to Pay the Bills / Office of Disability Employment Policy

Supported Living Services / Lifestyles, Inc

Tenant Based Rental Assistance / Southeast Arkansas Independent Living Services

Transition Activities / Arkansas Transition Services

Transition Training (pre-recorded) / Arkansas Support Network

What You Need to Know / Arkansas Rehabilitation

What is Independent Living? / SAILS Spa Area Independent Living Service

Youth Leadership Forum / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Health Care Transition

Transition Readiness Changing Roles for Families Online Checklist / The Center for Exceptional Families / Arkansas Department of Human Services

Transition Readiness Changing Roles for Families Printable Checklist / Spanish / Arkansas Department of Human Services

Transition Readiness Changing Roles for Youth Printable Checklist / Spanish / Arkansas Department of Human Services

Family 2 Family Health Information Center of Arkansas / Arkansas Disability Coalition

Learning Independently

Arkansas Next: A Guide to Life After High School / Arkansas Next

Career Pathways / Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative

College Bound Arkansas / Arkansas Transition Services

Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing / Arkansas Rehabilitation

Tips for Talking to Your Professors / Arkansas Transition Services

Transition Activities / Arkansas Transition Services

Transition Training (pre-recorded) / Arkansas Support Network

Vocational Education/Training / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

What You Need to Know / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Facts / Arkansas Transition Services / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Youth Leadership Forum / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Working Independently

50 Questions to Expect During Your Job Interview / Arkansas Transition Services

Access Life / Access Group

Arkansas Rehabilitation Services / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Arkansas Next: A Guide to Life After High School / Arkansas Next

Career Pathways / Arkansas Career Pathways Initiative

Career Readiness Certification / Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

Career Services / Abilities Unlimited of Van Buren

Community and Employment Support / Arkansas Department of Human Services

Community Investment Initiative / Arkansas Department of Workforce Services

External Employment Services / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Job Path / Friendship Community Care, Inc

Job Shadowing Guidelines / Arkansas Transition Services

Job Skills Training / ACCESS Group Inc.

Parent Resources / ACCESS Group, Inc.

Pathways2Employment / Abilities Unlimited of Hot Springs

Pre-Employment Transition Services / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Project Search / ACCESS

Project Search / Friendship Community Care, Inc

Pre-Employment Transition Services / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Sample Job Application / Arkansas Transition Services 

Self-Employment Small Business / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Supported Employment / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Supported Employment Services / Lifestyles, Inc.

Temporary Assistance for Needed Families – TANF / Arkansas Department of Workforce Services  

The Path to Success with ARS / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Transition Activities / Arkansas Transition Services

Transition Training (pre-recorded) / Arkansas Support Network

Transitional Employment Assistance (TEP) / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Understanding VR & Independent Living / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

What You Need to Know / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Work Pays / Arkansas Department of Workforce

Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act (WIOA) Facts / Arkansas Transition Services / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services

Youth Leadership Forum / Arkansas Rehabilitation Services


National Resources

Accessible ChefWebsite
EParent Financial Planning for Special Needs Families
Got Transition Family Toolkit: Pediatrics to Adult Healthcare
I’m DeterminedTools and Support for Self Determination
Life Course Nexus: University of Missouri Charting the Life Course Nexus
Mary Morningstar, University of KansasYour Complete Guide to Transition Planning and Services
MT Deafblind Project Employment for Students with Disabilities
National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) Transition Planning
National Center on Deaf-Blindness (NCDB) Recommendations to Improve Transition Outcomes
National Pacer Center on Transition and EmploymentSelf Determination
PA Assistive Technology Foundation Cents and Sensibility
Project Search International Job Skills Training

The following links and downloadable pdfs are being provided to you the viewer or for your family member only as a possible resource and information purposes; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by The Center for Exceptional Families (TCFEF) / Arkansas Parent Training Information Center (PTI) of any of the products, services, or opinions of the organization or individual.  TCFEF / PTI bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or content of the external site(s) or for that of subsequent links.  Please contact the external site for answers to questions regarding its content.


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