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The Center for Children with Special Needs - Teens Page
As a teenager, you will be dealing with many exciting and sometimes difficult new tasks. Being a teenager with ongoing health conditions means you may have even more things to think about and plan for. You may be beginning to take an active role in managing your own health care, looking for your first job, or planning to have time away from home for your first time.
National Gateway to Self-Determination
Welcome to the National Gateway to Self-Determination Web Portal, a clearinghouse for resources, training, and information on promoting self-determination. This site provides a single access for self-advocates, professionals, policy-makers, families, and the general public on the current best practices and evidence-based activities in enhancing self-determination in the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Hello! Hey, we're glad you made it. This site is a place for you, your friends, and other teens. It's a welcoming community for all youth and a place where all youth belong. We want you to be here. This is your place, your space.
Got Transition? National Health Care Transition Center
Today's young people who are leaving their pediatric care and moving toward the adult health system are doing things they have never done before. This "transition" is a critical time for young adults as they are often accessing the health system independently for the very first time.
College Guide for Students with Visual Impairments
Individuals who are blind or visually impaired face unique challenges in the classroom. Instructors can ease these struggles by offering different accommodations for students with visual disabilities and structuring courses around these learners. Our guide for students with visual impairments explores the different accommodations and teaching strategies that allow these learners to receive a proper education and enter the job market as qualified professionals.
Teen Link - A helpline for teens, by teens 1-866-TEENLINK