Teachers of Life Skills Network
The Teachers of Life Skills Network (TLS) is a collaboration of educators of students who share valuable resources and experiences in the following transition areas:
- Providing effective life skills instruction
- Designing and managing transition programs for students needing ongoing supports
- Facilitating community and work-based instruction
- Coordinating services with adult agencies
- Aligning life skills instruction curriculum
- Identifying best practices and overcoming barriers
Distance Learning Resources/TLS Google Drive
Teachers of Life Skills Resources
R.I. Secondary Transition & Employment First Twitter Feed
This collection is going to enable historians and scholars to document the shift from a time when people with disabilities were seen as objects of charity needing medical supervision to people who were taking control of decisions affecting their own lives.
We're back with day 3 of the Conference!
Watch today's Q&A at 3:00pm about community participation.
Pathways to Adult Services Part 2: https://youtu.be/QYpZ_pfM68I
ABLE Act and Able Accounts: https://youtu.be/5cfFFLqYwMM
For more information: https://ripin.org/11th-annual-transition-to-adulthood-conference/
This was awesome! Thank you @RIPIN_RI for having us.
RIPIN is live!
Watch our Q&A on independent living with representatives from the West Bay Regional Transition Center and East Bay Regional Transition Center.
See it YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Z6SApetYXZzU4WbITQb2g/live
Shifting to #RemoteLearning has posed additional challenges for #K12 students with disabilities. Assistive technology can help teachers help these students. via @EdTech_K12 https://edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2020/11/how-assistive-technology-supporting-students-through-pandemic
A beautiful testament to the power of perseverance, having a vision, and focusing on what people with disabilities CAN do.
Chris Nikic, You Are an Ironman. And Your Journey Is Remarkable. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/16/sports/ironman-triathlon-down-syndrome.html?smid=tw-share
3 Models Underlying Assumptions About Disability | Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/disability-is-diversity/202011/3-models-underlying-assumptions-about-disability
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
- Francis of Assisi
Autism in the Workplace: Why Accommodations Need to Be Fluid | The Mighty https://themighty.com/2020/11/autism-workplace-accommodations/?utm_source=engagement_bar&utm_campaign=post_feed.story_card_full.mobile_fixed_engagement_bar&utm_medium=email
5 Models for Making the Most Out of Hybrid Learning http://www.spencerauthor.com/?p=63319 via @spencerideas
We're just a week away from our 11th Annual Transition to Adulthood Week.
Get information to help your child transition to adulthood.
Find out more: https://ripin.org/11th-annual-transition-to-adulthood-conference/
11th Annual Transition to Adulthood Conference https://ripin.org/11th-annual-transition-to-adulthood-conference/
Yesterday, we released our latest report on #equity -- why it matters, and how we *must* include students, families + community to actually achieve equity in education.
Thank you Paige for leading a dynamic presentation and discussion!
#SCLChat #edchatRI @NellieMaeEdFdn
📣 Have you heard our latest course announcement?
We have a student course launching soon: Get Ready for Your Career!
The lesson of the course are:⠀
🔸Finding a Career Begins with You!⠀
🔸Explore and Research⠀
🔸Explore Paths, Set Goals, and Plan⠀
🔸Prepare for Success⠀
Over 100 FREE PowerPoint games and tutorials available for download!
Our first virtual conference was a success @IMD_VDOE @Region5TTAC @DCDT_CEC https://twitter.com/JMUCoE/status/1320795034896211969
Congratulations Dr. John McNaught! 2
YES. 👏👏👏👏👏👏👏👏 https://twitter.com/edutopia/status/1320032565550526466
Congratulations to our Unified Oakers! #oakerpride https://twitter.com/unifiedoakers/status/1319777476504096771
GOOD NEWS FRIDAY!
The Unified Oakers executive board met with Chris Hopkins and Stephanie Beaudette from Special Olympics to begin planning for our Unified Champion National Banner School Recognition celebration in April 2021! #unifiedoakers #ChooseToInclude 3
Students have experienced collective trauma on a global scale throughout 2020. Our free Trauma-Sensitive Toolkit is designed to equip educators & mental health professionals with practical yoga & mindfulness tools to help address symptoms of trauma in children & teens.