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SURVIVING THE JOURNEY Parent Workshop Series
Thursday, October 20 - Thursday, December 15, 2016

Visit OSSE's Secondary Transition website for more information on how to support students with disabilities in successful transitions to life after high school. The website also features information for educators, families, and students about:
  • Upcoming Events
  • Resources for supporting meaningful student involvement throughout the IEP process, including the Student-led IEP Toolkit and OSSE's Self Determination Film Series
  • Professional development resources for transition practitioners, including the OSSE Secondary Transition Toolkit, Secondary Transition Webinar Series, and more


Welcome! Teens and young adults with disabilities often have questions about the future, like "Where can I get my first real job? How do I get my own place? How can I pay college tuition? Should I disclose my disability to employers or professors?"

We created this website to help young adults with disabilities in the DC area answer these questions and plan for their future. We hope that these success stories and local resources will help ALL teens and young adults achieve their dreams. Learn more about our team.

Featured Success Story

Jonathan Herring's Photo

Jonathan Herring’s Story | En Español

Jonathan Herring is active in the community and focuses on helping others, especially youth with disabilities. He lost his sight at age fourteen due to a brain tumor. Jonathan worked hard to regain the skills and self-reliance to return to DC public schools and earn his diploma.

Learn more about Jonathan Herring’s Story

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