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On behalf of the U.S. Departments of Labor, Education, Health and Human Services and the Social Security Administration, we thank you for sharing your ideas and comments about federal legislative and regulatory barriers and other opportunities to improve transition outcomes for youth with disabilities during the Federal Partners in Transition National Online Dialogue held on May 13 to May 27, 2013.

Based on your input a report entitled Federal Partners in Transition National Online Dialogue: Participation Metrics was developed to summarize the dialogue’s results. Your thoughtful responses have added tremendous value and will help to frame our efforts to work together strategically to develop a plan to improve transition results for youth with disabilities by 2020.

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Campaign: Employment

Reasonable accommodation: Working from home.

People suffer from a multitude of disabilities which limit them in a variety of ways. Being able to work from home would make a simple one size fits accommodation for many health conditions. Aside from obvious limitations... people who suffer from anxiety, depression, ADHD, PTSD, agoraphobia, IBS, and other disabilities where standing or face to face interaction and other limitations are in question, could benifit ...View full idea »

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Dogs for depression/anxiety and PTSD.

I feel that people who suffer from depression/anxiety and/or PTSD should be able to bring a service dog to work in order to help ease symptoms and potentially improve work performance as well as quality of life.

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Change the procedure for application of SSDI

I am Ada Juan Sheng, a woman with disability. I always want to work and I hope that my work is akin the work of person without disability . Unfortunately, at 04/11 / 2008, my employer terminated me. After that, I applied a ton jobs, but never got any company to hire me. When I deep illness, I had to apply the benefits of SSA on 2010. I DID NOT GET THE RESULT. I discover some error in the procedure of application of ...View full idea »

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Work Experience

Transition planning can significantly increase the chances of post-school success for students with disabilities. Specifically, research has repeatedly underscored the importance of vocational exploration and competitive employment before leaving high school. Test et al. (2009) looked at 22 studies to identify predictors of improved post-school outcomes in education, employment, or independent living. Among the four ...View full idea »

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Navy Sea Cadet

My son was a graduate from the Navy Sea Cadet program from age 13 to 18. He enjoyed being part of a wonderful organization and even considered maybe having it as a career. What was dissappointing is when we contacted a local recruiter and he explained they do not offer accomadations for students with disablities for the entry test into the Navy.

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