RSA Parent Centers
“RSA PTIs” are Parent Training and Information Centers (PTIs) funded by the Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA) under the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), which is part of the US Department of Education.
There are eight (8) RSA PTIs throughout the US that provide various training and programming to youth/young adults with disabilities and their families, professionals, and other PTIs on the issues surrounding Youth Transition, the period of time between adolescence and adulthood.
The RSA PTIs support these various entities across the country.
A1: REAL Transition Partners (Federation)
A2: REAL Transition Partners (SPAN)
B1: Waze to Adulthood (PEATC)
B2: Independent Futures That Work (APEC)
C1: Project Launch (PACER)
C2: Midwestern Collaborative
(Pathfinder of ND)
D1: Multi-Cultural Transition TA Project (Open Doors for Multi-Cultural Families)
Open Doors for Multicultural Families (WA) has established a Multicultural Parent Training and Information Center that provides culturally and linguistically appropriate information about transition to adult services, post-secondary resources and services for culturally & linguistically diverse (CLD) youth with developmental & intellectual disabilities (DD/ID) and their families in states in the northwestern region of the US. Technical Assistance is provided through the RSA Multicultural Technical Assistance Project to professionals working with transition age youths and their families in the Region D1 states comprised of Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Hawai’i, American Samoa, Guam and Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands.