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Indiana Diploma Decisions
Indiana Diploma Decisions, a publication of the Indiana Secondary Transition Resource Center and the Center on Community Living and Careers, is a guide for families and students with disabilities as well as educators. Includes information about diploma options and requirements, graduation pathways, the Certificate of Completion, transition portfolios, and more. Updated April 2019. Link updates March 2021.
Indiana Servicios de Rehabilitation Vocational
This video, with information about VR eligibility, services, and the application process, is the Spanish-language translation of the video "Working with Indiana VR," produced by the Center on Community Living and Careers with funding from Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation.
Social Security Benefits 101
This webinar, from INSTRC and the Center on Community Living and Careers, was presented to Indiana parents and teachers, October 29, 2019. The presentation covered SSI, SSDI, age 18 redetermination, work incentives, earnings, and saving for the future. See also, the recorded YouTube of the webinar.
Social Security Benefits 101 video
This video is a recording of a webinar presented to Indiana parents and teachers, October 29, 2019. The webinar, featuring the Center on Community Living and Careers BIN Project Coordinator Stephanie Gage, covered SSI, SSDI, age-18 redetermination, work incentives, earnings, and strategies for saving. See also, the accessible pdf of the PowerPoint used during the presentation.
Trabajando con Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation
The Spanish translation of the fact sheet for students and families, Working with Indiana VR: Information for Students and Families. Covers the application, eligibility, and referral process to VR as well as postsecondary employment and training/education services.
Transition to Employment: Recommendations for Working with Hispanic/Latino Families
Hispanic and Latino families who have students with disabilities need access to culturally supportive and accurate information about secondary transition in their language. Recommendations in this video are based on research conducted at the Beach Center on Disabilities from 2013 to 2016.
What You Need to Know About Your SSI When You Turn 18
This pamphlet from the Social Security Administration explains the redetermination of benefits process that occurs at age 18. Also covers work incentives, ABLE accounts, and scholarships and grants for college-bound young adults. Includes links to other transition-related organizations.
Working with Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation Services
This brief video illustrates Indiana Vocational Rehabilitation's application and eligibility process. Note that this video, produced in 2015, does not address order of selection. See also, the "Working with Indiana VR: Information for Students and Families About Choosing a Career and Finding a Job" fact sheet.