High school students with disabilities

Refers to students with mild to severe disabilities in high school, usually grades 9 or 10 through 12 in the U.S. educational system.

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Connecting to the Future: Employment and Disabilities
This video presented by the Tennessee Developmental Disabilities Network and produced by the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center, highlights two advocates with intellectual disabilities who are meaningfully employed.

The video was developed with the goal of raising the aspirations, expectations, and capacities of people with disabilities and their families, service systems, employers, and communities regarding competitive and meaningful work as a viable option.

For more information on employment of people with disabilities in Tennessee, see Tennessee Works

Volunteer Advocacy Project trains family advocates to serve across Tennessee
The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center’s Volunteer Advocacy Project saw its fifteenth cohort of volunteers graduate from the biannual training program on November 15. These graduates are now educated, ready, and willing to serve families of individuals with disabilities across Tennessee who may seek advocacy assistance in their school systems.

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Erik Carter, Ph.D.
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair and Professor of Special Education

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