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.

2019 -2020 TSLP Events Flyer

YLF Delegate Application

YLF Team Leadership Application

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!

2020 YLF Applications

  • 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

2019-2020 Catch the Wave Events

10/23/19 Mission, Sinte Gleska University   9:00am-2:00pm

3/18//20 Mitchell, Mitchell Technical Institute   9:00am-2:30pm

3/25/20 Sioux Falls, Southeast Technical Institute   9:00am-2:30pm

3/31/20 Rapid City, WDT and SDSM&T   9:00am-2:00pm

4/2/20 Watertown, Lake Area Technical Institute 9:00am-2:30pm

4/15/20 Aberdeen, Northern State University   9:00am-2:30pm

A one-day conference designed specifically for high school students who have a disability focusing on employment.

2019 -2020 Lets Talk About Work Events

11/1319 – Aberdeen,  AARC                             8:30am-2:30pm

11/13/19 – Sioux Falls, Sanford Center 8:30am-2:30pm

12/12/19 – Pierre, Ramkota                              9:30am -2:30pm

4/29/20 – Mitchell, Mitchell Conf. Center          9:30am-2:30pm

April 2020– Rapid City                                     TBA

Contact your Regional Transition Liaison for more information.

A 2-3 hour informal and interactive networking opportunity for transition age students with disabilities, their families, educators and service providers.

Upcoming Forums

10/2/19 Benefits Training, SF Downtown Library 5pm-7:30pm

10/2/19 Transition Forum – Webster, Galley   5:00pm-7:30pm

10/9/19 Charting Life Course/Adult Agency Meet & Greet Huron Public Library 5:45pm-7:30pm

10/10/19 Transition Forum – Rapid City, Regional Health   TBA

11/26/19 Agency Meet &Greet, Aberdeen Central HS                                             5.00pm-7:30pm

12/2/19 Alternatives to Guardianship/Adult Agency Meet & Greet Watertown, County Fair Hall 5:30pm-8:00pm

Spring 2020  Alternatives to Guardianship/Agency Meet & Greet   TBA