The Disability Experience

My Transition Story

This brand new video features Ben Fleischman as he gets ready for adult life. The video talks about his goals, his supports, and how he’s deciding what he wants out of life. Ben does a fabulous job narrating the video himself!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WXqkuZkJ5Xo

LD Online: Kid Zone

This is a site for children with learning disabilities that includes stories, articles, and artwork from different kids and teens.
http://www.ldonline.org/kids

ILiveWithADisability.com

A social networking website to give everyone the tools, ability and network to love themselves. By providing the community a social network where people stand for the happiness of others, providing them with confidence, love, fun and the ability to be to be a powerful leader.
http://ilivewithadisability.com/

Creature Discomforts

Creature discomforts will help you see disability in a new light.
www.creaturediscomforts.org

Disability Is Natural

This site encourages new ways of thinking about disabilities by believing that changes in our attitudes and actions can help create a society where everyone has opportunities to live their lives and their dreams.
www.disabilityisnatural.com

People-First Language

Emphasizing that we are people first, this quick guide helps you understand what people first language means.
http://www.disabilityisnatural.com/images/PDF/pflchart09.pdf
http://www.disabilityisnatural.com/images/PDF/pfl-sh09.pdf

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Ability OnLine Support Network

Putting children and adolescents with specialized needs in touch with the world.
http://www.ablelink.org/public/new/index.html

Bandaids and Blackboards

This is a site about growing up with medical problems…any ole type. Its goal is to help people understand what it’s like, from the perspective of the children and teens who are doing just that.
http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/faculty/jfleitas/bandaides/index.html

No Excuses: Wheelchair Basketball (Run time 5:11)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGMUyMo-h0g

Disability Scoop

The first and only nationally focused online news serving the developmental disability community including autism, cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, fragile X and intellectual disability, among others. Disability Scoop sifts through the clutter to provide a reliable source of news, information and resources.
www.disabilityscoop.com

Stories of Transition to the Adult World

This book highlights four WI youth and their transition experience.
http://www.waisman.wisc.edu/hrtw/Transitionstories.pdf

Whose Life Is It Anyway?

A story of transition through the eyes of a youth, a parent and a teacher.
http://www.waisman.wisc.edu/hrtw/wlia.pdf

Carly Communicates

http://madisonpartnersforinclusion.ning.com/video/video/show?id=2085718%3AVideo%3A4506

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