Resources for Partners, Parent Centers & Families

Quick Links for Youth & Families

Your Parent Center
The network of Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) support families and youth throughout the US.

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)
JAN offers free, confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues.

Searchable Online Accommodation Resources (SOAR)
JAN’s SOAR system lets users explore accommodation options for people with disabilities in work and educational settings.

Social Security Administration: Ticket to Work
The SSA’s Ticket to Work program supports career development for Social Security disability beneficiaries who want to work.

Plan for Achieving Self-Support (PASS)
With a PASS Plan, an individual with a disability can set aside money to pay for items/services to achieve a specific work goal.

ESSA: Quick Guides on Top Issues
This Quick Guides on Top Issues report from Education Commission of the States (ECS) addresses questions about ESSA.

New from RAISE

cover page of the RAISE VR ToolkitRAISE Vocational Rehabilitation Toolkit

Young Adults in Transition: Vocational Rehabilitation Services is a guide for advocates working with students, families, and guardians to facilitate the involvement of state Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) Agencies in the process of special education transition.