Community of Practice initiative for young people with developmental disabilities

The Golisano Foundation has awarded a three-year grant of $960,000 to the Institute for Innovative Transition at the University of Rochester. This grant will help to make the shift from school to adult world easier, and is aimed at students and young people with developmental disabilities.

The grant is awared and will be used – amongst other things – to develop communities of practice. A very nice initiative in which 2,000 members could participate, share knowledge between young people and graduates with the same disability, work on policy improvements and improve the training programs.

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