Learn about essential topics for transition and adulthood and engage in new ideas through Take 5 webcasts. Each short video in the Take 5 series will review a topic, concept or idea about transition and adult life planning, service and support for those assisting youth and adults with disabilities. Take 5 also provides five take-away resources for each of the webcasts to help extend learning and support implementation of new knowledge or sharing of valuable ideas.
Mobile Devices for Postsecondary Goals Part 1: Using Mobile Devices
Learn about a feature-matching process that can match an individuals’ needs and abilities to an appropriate device and improve postsecondary outcomes.
Mobile Devices for Postsecondary Goals Part 2: Selecting Apps
Browse different apps for mobile devices that can help support access and independence in community living, employment, and continued learning for all individuals.
School Based Partnerships to Support Transition Services
Learn how Summit County Board of Developmental Disabilities and school partners have created valuable transition services in the county.
Multi Agency Collaboration to Support Positive Outcomes for Transition Age Youth
Discover new strategies for local collaboration from Summit County Board of Developmental Disabilities
What are Evidence Based Predictors?
Analyze researched based activities, services, and supports for transition youth to have positive adult outcomes in the area of employment, community living, and continued education training.
Collaborative Networks for Student Support and Family Engagement are Predictors for Success
Establish strong support networks for all transition age youth to reach their desired adult outcomes. Cultivate networks of support for youth by fostering family and community involvement.
Creating Expert Learners through Universal Design for Learning yields Successful Adult Outcomes
Discover how the UDL Expert Learner model supports successful lifelong learning, connects to transition planning and improves adult outcomes.
Age Appropriate Transition Assessment (AATA): What Is It?
Learn about the process of AATA, how to identify the information needed for transition services and use the data to inform postsecondary goals.
Age Appropriate Transition Assessment: A Process of Asking and Answering Questions
Learn about a simple, effective, process to identify the focus of the needed AATA through a process of asking and answering questions.
Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness: Take 5 Introduction
Discover the Outreach Center for Deafness and Blindness and the resources available to support students with deafness and blindness and their families.
Google Assistant to support Postsecondary Goals
Broaden any team member’s resources when working with either teenagers or adults. Using Google Assistant along with backwards planning is an aid to increase positive post school outcomes.
Google Calendar to support Postsecondary Goals
Google Calendar can optimize your daily, weekly, and monthly priorities and goals. Google Calendar assists students with goal making and task preparedness as they use backwards planning for positive post-school outcomes.
Google Hangout to support Postsecondary Goals
Break down barriers that interfere with independent completion of task using Google Hangout to support work tasks throughout the day.
Google Keep to support Postsecondary Goals
Improve productivity in all settings by using visual, audio, and checklist that can be shared with others as well as connecting through backwards planning.