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Presenter Information
Stephanie Dawson MSW, LSW, LCDCIII
Coordinator of Disability Services
Miami University Regionals
Ham...
• Increase awareness of essential academic and soft
skills to support successful transition.
• Identify and discuss practi...
What skills are
common among foster
care youth with
disabilities that
positivelypositively impact
successful transition to...
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Academic Skills
• Time/Task Management
• Organization
• Effective Use of Technology
• Critical Reading
• Essay Writing...
• Students are managing disability impairments while working to master skills.
• Areas will have uneven mastery based upon...
LD Online http://www.ldonline.org/indepth/behavior
This website has a comprehensive behavior & social skills resource sect...
University of Redlands Academic Skills Worksheets
http://www.redlands.edu/student-life/7266.aspx
This is a nice one stop r...
• Program Model vs. Service Model
• First Year Experience Courses and/or Cohorts
• Structured Learning Assistance
• Academ...
The
Service
Shift
{Thank You }
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Going the extra mile to support student with an iep

  1. 1. Presenter Information Stephanie Dawson MSW, LSW, LCDCIII Coordinator of Disability Services Miami University Regionals Hamilton Campus { Going the Extra Mile to Support Students with anGoing the Extra Mile to Support Students with an IEPIEP }
  2. 2. • Increase awareness of essential academic and soft skills to support successful transition. • Identify and discuss practical tips and resources to facilitate skill development. • Highlight shifts in higher education disability service delivery and discuss their impact on transition . { Objectives}
  3. 3. What skills are common among foster care youth with disabilities that positivelypositively impact successful transition to college? What skills are common among foster care youth with disabilities that adverselyadversely impact successful transition to college?
  4. 4. { } Academic Skills • Time/Task Management • Organization • Effective Use of Technology • Critical Reading • Essay Writing • The case for Senior Math!!!! Soft Skills • Self Advocacy • Social Competence • Appropriate Use of Technology • Conflict Resolution • Self-care
  5. 5. • Students are managing disability impairments while working to master skills. • Areas will have uneven mastery based upon disability characteristics. •Mental health crises at peak points of transition. •Adequate to attention to all disability needs. { Special Considerations}
  6. 6. LD Online http://www.ldonline.org/indepth/behavior This website has a comprehensive behavior & social skills resource section. It includes multimedia resources, journal articles and web links. The sites active forum feature is a useful tool for problem solving and practical “homegrown” tips. The Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL) http://casel.org/why-it-matters/what-is-sel/ Full social competence training curriculum for K-12 students. The five competencies can serve as a general framework for consideration when assessing student needs. {Resources}
  7. 7. University of Redlands Academic Skills Worksheets http://www.redlands.edu/student-life/7266.aspx This is a nice one stop resource for a variety of worksheets that assist students with goal setting, time management and other important skills for successful transition. Worksheets are useful in the introductory stages of skill development. ADHD Success Network Workshop http://www.adultaddsuccesstools.com/ Online store with a variety of high and low tech tools to assist student with managing ADHD symptoms. College Student Smart Planner is a great tool that can be used for organizational coaching activities. {Resources}
  8. 8. • Program Model vs. Service Model • First Year Experience Courses and/or Cohorts • Structured Learning Assistance • Academic Coaching { University Services}
  9. 9. The Service Shift
  10. 10. {Thank You }

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