TSLP Statewide Events

TSLP provides regionally based events and activities for high school students with disabilities, their parents, educators and adult agencies.  These transition events and activities provide education and information for students to make a seamless transition from high school to the adult world of employment, education or training, and independent living.

Indicator 14 results have shown that student participation in transition events lead to better outcomes for students. Participation in transition events sponsored by TSLP are included in Indicator 14 survey that students complete, one year post-graduation.

Along with the annual events listed below, TSLP staff are available to provide additional training for educators, parents and/or students as requested. Contact us for more information.

  • Let’s Talk Work
    • A one-day conference designed specifically for high school students who have a disability focusing on employment.
  • Catch the Wave
    • Participate in panel discussions with current college or technical institute students who have disabilities
    • Ask Disability Coordinators your entrance and eligibility requirement questions
    • Learn how to secure appropriate accommodations
    • Practice self-advocacy and communication skills
    • A one-day conference for high school students with disabilities considering post- secondary education
    • Catch the Wave Events in SD
      Contact your Regional Transition Liaison for more information
  • Transition Forum
    • A 2-3 hour informal and interactive networking opportunity for transition age students with disabilities, their families, educators and service providers. .
  • Youth Leadership Forum
    • The Youth Leadership Forum enables young adults who have a disability to learn from each other and from successful adults with disabilities who are recognize leaders and role models. Students learn more about their own disability and others’ disabilities, how to analyze their own strengths and weaknesses, enhanced organizational skills, different leadership styles, about the legislative process and disability laws,  how to influence others, etiquette, and much more!
    • 95+ students have applied for YLF 2019 and are now going through the interview process. Selection will occur mid-March 2019.
      Learn More About YLF
      YLF Frequently Asked Questions

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