High School Transition: Teaching Self-Advocacy


Presenter: Susan Traugh, Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills
Core Area: Instructional Planning and Delivery 1A, 1B; Knowledge of Students and Student Learning 2A; Content Knowledge and Expertise 3B
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary
Hours: 0.5

Are you prepared to teach self-advocacy to high school students? In this 30-minute course from Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills, Susan Traugh delves into the importance of self-advocacy in transition programs. Discover the key skills students need as they venture into the world beyond high school. With Traugh’s insights, educators will be better equipped to guide their students towards successful self-advocacy.

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How can educators effectively teach self-advocacy to high school students with special needs? Susan Traugh, the renowned author of "Transition to Life" and "Daily Living Skills," presents a comprehensive guide in this course brought to you by Transition2Life & Daily Living Skills. Over the span of 30 minutes, Traugh emphasizes the significance of self-advocacy as a foundational skill for students transitioning from high school to the broader world. She offers insights into the challenges students face and provides actionable strategies for educators to empower their students.

This 30-minute course will equip you with:

  • The foundational principles of self-advocacy in transition programs
  • Techniques to teach students to advocate for themselves effectively
  • The role of IDEA of 2004 in shaping self-advocacy education
  • How to equip students with the tools to understand and communicate their needs
  • Strategies for role-playing and real-world application of self-advocacy skills

The course titles in the High School Transition series are:

High School Transition: Intro to Transition
High School Transition: Teaching Self-Advocacy
High School Transition: Student-Focused Education
High School Transition: Teaching Decision-Making
High School Transition: Teaching Goal-Setting
High School Transition: Teaching Prioritizing

Some sessions are still in production. Check back soon for newly added courses in this series. 

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  1. RLAPI101 – Test District (verified owner)

    Very informative

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