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Special Populations Resources

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) is a website clearinghouse for evidence-based information including support groups, literature and conferences on AD/HD. ** Resources available in Spanish Supplemental Material: CHADD website

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Illinois STAR NET

Illinois STAR NET is an organization which Support and Technical Assistance Regional NETwork. We provide training, assistance on request, and resources to parents of young children with special needs and professionals in the early childhood community. Illinois STAR NET provides a variety of opportunities for personal and professional growth for those parents and professionals who… Continue Reading

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Vocational Alliance Autism Project

The Vocational Alliance Autism Project is an organization which has a three year history of community focus project in building local capacity to support high school students with autism spectrum disorders in the transition from high school to adult life. The project focuses on team partnerships and person centered planning approaches to assist students and… Continue Reading

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CIP Codes: Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster

Crosswalk from the 2010 CIP Codes Supplemental Material: Female Postsecondary Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster Male Postsecondary Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster STEM Nontraditional Careers by Career Cluster NAPE: Nontraditional Occupations Crosswalk Illinois Community College Board Postsecondary Perkins Online Data System (PODS) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data Systems Illinois Pathways

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Root Causes, Research, and Effective Practics on NTO Careers

This presentation to high school counselors provides information about why nontraditional occupations are a continuing topic of interest and about the benefits of nontraditional occupations to men, women, and the workplace. Participants receive a list of current programs of study which prepare students for nontraditional occupations and a summary of Nontraditional Career Preparation: Root Causes… Continue Reading

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FY13 Micromessaging/New Look/i-GO Event

This event focused on diversity in career technical education. This workshop has practical information to help make your classroom and campus more welcoming to underrepresented populations and especially students studying for nontraditional occupations. Nationally-acclaimed speakers Courtney Reed Jenkins and Debjani Biswas, will engage the audience with activities from the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity’s… Continue Reading

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FY13 New Look Informational Webinar PowerPoint Presentation

This presentation, which was given on August 23, 2012, provides information vital to applying for the FY13 New Look Project. Application and project resources are available through this PowerPoint. Supplemental Material: FY13 New Look Project Webinar PowerPoint

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