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COVID-19 Resources for Youth and Young Adults

A large curated collection with hundreds of resources for youth, young adults, families, college students, educators, and supporters; news items from around the country; webinars on methods to support college students with mental health conditions who have been affected by disruptions in school; and selections from Transitions ACR publications and products which may be of help to students, administrators, and counselors.

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Protecting Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak Part 3

In this ADA Live! episode, Dr. Blake Jones, a faculty member at the University of Kentucky College of Social Work and a private therapist, talk about how the mental health of teenagers and adults may be affected during this extraordinary time, how we might help them and ourselves maintain mental health, and also share his thoughts on physical isolation and its impact on our health.

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Young Adult Children of Parents with Disabilities Can Experience High Self-Esteem and Positive Childhoods

study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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Hispanic Young Adults with Disabilities and Their Families May Face Challenges Transitioning from School to Work

study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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High Parental Expectations and Early Supports May Improve Employment Prospects for Youth with Deaf-Blindness

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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Brief Coaching Can Help Youth Receiving Wraparound Services Become More Engaged in Their Treatment Planning

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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For Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury, Problem-Solving Styles Matter in Social Situations

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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For Youth with Disabilities Seeking Employment, Work Experience May Matter More Than School Factors

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

Young adults with disabilities are less likely to find employment than young adults without disabilities, and those youth with disabilities who are employed may earn less than their peers without disabilities. Unemployment and under-employment rates are especially high for young women with disabilities and some ethnic minority youth, such as African Americans.

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For Youth with Disabilities, Finding Help and Support After High School Can Be a Challenge

A study funded by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research (NIDILRR).

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