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Meet Sue Pratt

Meet Sue Pratt, well respected leader in the parent advocacy movement and mother of an adult with autism. In her series of videos Sue shares stories and insights about understanding autism and being a strong advocate for her son as he made the transition from school to living in the community.

  • Part of the Voices of Experience Series
  • Topics: Autism, Intellectual Disability, Supportive Adults, Perseverance, Impact of Disability on Family
  • Duration: 2 min
View - Meet Sue Pratt
April 2016 383 Autism, Intellectual Disability, Supportive Adults, Perseverance, Impact of Disability on Family Voices of Experience

Work Early, Work Often: Employers of Young Adults with Disabilities

Part of a three-part series highlighting the importance of work and work-based experiences in an young person’s transition to adulthood, employers discuss how exposing young adults with disabilities to real work experiences can help to meet the needs of a business and improve their bottom line.

  • Part of the Work Early, Work Often Series
  • Topics: Career Development, Employment, High Expectations, Preparing for Employment, Supportive Adults
  • Duration: 3 min
View - Work Early, Work Often: Employers of Young Adults with Disabilities
September 2015 1423 Career Development, Employment, High Expectations, Preparing for Employment, Supportive Adults Work Early, Work Often

Meet Jonathan Mooney

Meet Jonathan Mooney, prolific author, sought-after national speaker, and a young man with significant learning disabilities.

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March 2015 331 Learning Disability, Supportive Adults, Celebrating Differences Voices of Experience

Jonathan Mooney on the Role of Adults

Jonathan Mooney discusses the role of adults in his life.

View - Jonathan Mooney on the Role of Adults
March 2015 138 Family Support, Supportive Adults, Perseverance, High Expectations Voices of Experience

In Their Own Words

Young adults share their unique experiences of dropping out of high school and later reconnecting to career and education supports. They tell about themselves, share their aspirations and dreams, and describe what supports were most useful in getting them back on track.

  • Topics: Connecting Youth, High Expectations, Supportive Adults
  • Duration: 12 min
View - In Their Own Words
June 2012 92 Connecting Youth, High Expectations, Supportive Adults