Picture YOUR Life Academy: Collaborative Effort to Assist Transition-Age Youth with Disabilities to Gain Advocacy and Independent Living Skills (poster)

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Poster presented at the 2017 Annual Association of University Centers on Disabilities Conference (link is external)

Presented by Jacy Farkas, MA and Melissa Kushner, MSW

It is essential that youth have the opportunity to learn and practice advocacy and independent living skills in preparation for adulthood. Through collaboration with Arizona independent living centers and council, a Title V agency, and DD network partners, the Sonoran UCEDD coordinated summer academies for youth with disabilities and in foster care in two locales. We present data collected from youth participants, lessons learned, and efforts for sustainability.

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