Author: Transition USA

3 Dec by Transition USA

Open House invitation

We’re excited to announce the opening of our brand new Transitions Campus in Albany! This beautiful new campus is located in bustling Stuyvesant Plaza, an upscale shopping and office complex […]

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19 Mar by Transition USA

5 Valuable Transition Program Resources

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about one in six or 17% of children between the ages of 3 and 17 years have one or more developmental disabilities throughout the United States. People living with developmental disabilities want to live a happy life and connect with communities and to be valued for their contributions.

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18 Feb by Transition USA

Autistic Adults & Relationships: Transitions Talks with Priya

Developing and maintaining healthy relationships!

In light of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to discuss relationships this month. They can be messy and complicated for anyone. They can be even more complex for neurodiverse individuals who communicate and socialize differently. This includes not only romantic relationships, but also connections with friends, family, and people from work. Ultimately, a relationship is a connection formed by communicating. Relationships are an important part of our basic human needs.

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15 Feb by Transition USA

Transitions Partners with The Arc Lexington & WWAARC

Albany, NY – The Arc Lexingtonhas formed a partnership with Warren-Washington-Albany ARC(WWAARC) to expand its Transitions program into the Capital Region.WWAARC will offer employment supports to Transitions students who attend the Transitions program in Albany.  These supports include internships, career counseling, on-the-job coaching services, job training and more.

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15 Jan by Transition USA

Benefits of Mentorship Programs: Transitions Talks with Priya

Celebrating Peer Mentors

In January, National Mentoring Month, we take time to appreciate the peer mentors who work with our students at Transitions. The mentors are all young adults who are college students and graduates traveling paths similar to our students’. They work side by side with the students and support them with many different aspects of their lives, from applying for jobs to staying focused in class, learning social skills and becoming an independent young adult.

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