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The National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center works with the seven (7) Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA)-funded Parent Training & Information Centers to develop and disseminate information and resources that increase their capacity to serve youth and young adults with disabilities and their families.
WHAT’S NEW FROM RAISE?
Mental Health Month: More than 44 million adults in the US. report having had a mental health condition during the past year – that is more than 18 percent of the US population or nearly one in five people. This makes psychiatric disabilities one of the most common types of disability covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Continue Reading The STANDARD: 5.4, May 2019read more
Families play an essential role in assisting youth to make the right choices at the right times based on the right information as they transition to adulthood. This webinar introduces a new resource guide, "The Family Guideposts: Engaging in Youth Transition," which...read more
Workplace Safety: In 2014, nearly 5,000 workers were killed on the job, and more than 3.7 million were injured or became ill; and the rate of workplace injury among employees in vocational rehabilitation programs is 60% higher than that of injured workers as a whole. Continue Reading The STANDARD: 5.3, April 2019read more
In this webinar, Youth MOVE National cover the value of youth and young adult participation in advising and decision-making at the organizational level, and how the need for a defined set of best practices and an assessment of the extent to which these are in place,...read more
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THE RAISE BLOG
— A guest blog by Anomie Fatale — The only thing scarier than having a medical condition is having one that most doctors don’t know anything about. We try to assure ourselves that modern medicine has advanced to where all conditions are known and treatments have been...read more
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