Transition Resource Network News

Next Steps NH Project

Strafford Learning Centered is pleased to be providing Regional Intermediary Services for Next Steps NH project, and to announce NextSteps-NH.org. This website houses tools and resources developed as part of the project, as well as information that directly addresses transition questions and needs. There are navigation buttons to highlight key areas for different users, tools to help identify job interests and options for college and other post high school programs, and extensive information about essential elements of transition planning.

The Next Steps NH project provides support to selected New Hampshire high schools in order to increase the graduation rate of students with disabilities, and students at risk. Project schools are implementing transition planning and family involvement practices that help students prepare for college, career and adult life. The project is supported by the New Hampshire Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education through a State Personnel Development Grant (SPDG) from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs for the years 2012-2016.

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After High School What Comes Next?

The University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability and Strafford Learning Center are collaborating on a project to assist high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families to plan for the transition to adult life.

The Project is called Family-Centered Transition Planning. High school students age 16 and above diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder are eligible to participate.

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START Graduation

In 2008, Strafford Learning Center approached Great Bay Community College with a unique idea. We asked them to collaborate with us on a program that would blend and braid resources from schools, agencies and families, and would offer a new and innovative job training option to students and young adults who need some extra support to get into the world of work.

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