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Transition Tip Sheets for People with Disabilities

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Academic PerformanceAccessibilityAlternative Employment OptionsAssistive TechnologyAt-Home ServicesAutism Spectrum DisordersCommunication of Medical InformationCommunication SkillsCommunity CareCommunity Living ProgramsDay Treatment ProgramsDevelopmental Disability/Complex Health IssueDisability DisclosureDisability RightsEducational PlanningEmploymentEmployment SupportsFinancial AidFinancial SupportsHealth Care AccessHealth InsuranceHearing Impairment/DeafnessHigher EducationHousing SupportsIndependent LivingInformation and ReferralIntellectual Disabilities/Mental DisabilitiesLanguage & Speech Services/SigningLearning DisabilitiesLegal Rights/Protective ServicesLife Skill DevelopmentLife TransitionsLong-Term Care (LTC)Medical ManagementMedical/Physical HealthMedication ManagementMental HealthMental Health/Developmental DisabilityMobilityMoney ManagementMotor/Physical DisabilitiesRecreation/Clubs/SportsResidential Care/PlacementsSelf-AdvocacySelf-Directed CareStigmas/DiscriminationTransition PlanningTransitions to AdulthoodTransportationTutoring

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NY Connects

Suicide Crisis Hotline
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Toll Free
1-800-799-4889 TTY

Child Abuse & Maltreatment Hotline
1-800-342-3720, Toll Free
1-800-638-5163, TTD/TTY
1-800-342-3720, NY Relay

Vulnerable Persons Central Register (VPCR) Hotline
800-624-4143 Toll Free

Family/Youth Support and Peer Advocacy

Information and support for individuals and families with behavioral, emotional, physical and/or mental health challenges.

Financial Assistance

Help given to a person or organization in the form of money, loans, reduced taxes, etc.

Legal/Civil Rights/Protective Services

Information regarding the discrimination against people with physical/mental disabilities, as well as information on protective services.

Training and Technical Assistance

Planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of activities designed to achieve specific learning objectives and help resolve problems.

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council