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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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20 Dec by Transition USA

Holiday Tips for Families of Autistic Children: Transitions Talks with Priya

How to Make the Holidays Easier for Neurodiverse People

The holidays can be an enjoyable time of celebration for many people, but can be stressful for others. Depending on the circumstances and relationships people have with their family and friends, the holidays aren’t always an enjoyable experience for everyone. This can be even more difficult for neurodiverse individuals who may struggle to manage stress or anxiety.

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24 Nov by Transition USA

History of Disability Rights: Transitions Talks with Priya

Rights and Responsibilities for ALL People

Neurodiverse people and those with physical differences have many times been excluded from education opportunities, employment opportunities, housing, and routine activities in their communities throughout the history of the United States. Today, individuals with disabilities have the same rights that all citizens of this nation enjoy

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26 Oct by Transition USA

Hiring Employees with Disabilities: Transitions Talks with Priya

Employment + Disabilities, a Great Combination!

Employment + Disabilities, a Great Combination! Did you know that October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month? The pandemic has been difficult for everyone in the workforce and those with disabilities are no exception. According to a report from the United States Department of Labor, the percentage of employed people with disabilities went from 19.3%

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