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Youth Transition Resources

One of IEL's major focuses is helping programs that work with young people to successfully transition to adulthood. These youth are often our nation's most vulnerable and disconnected. IEL synthesizes research and practice to bring the best resources to the field.

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Youth Transition to Adulthood Resources

Youth Transition to Adulthood Resources

Logo: National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth: Navigating the Road to WorkNational Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth

Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy, the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth.

Logo: National Consortium on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCLD/Youth)National Consortium on Leadership and Disability for Youth

The National Consortium on Leadership and Disability for Youth work is guided by the five areas of youth development and leadership: Learning, Connecting, Thriving, Working, and Leading. These five areas correspond with 7 of the 8 areas of emphasis listed in the Developmental Disabilities Act.