A brief addressing the need for expansion of mentoring opportunities for youth with disabilities. Specifically, the brief a) outlines some of the benefits of mentoring for youth, b) defines the issue of the need for expanded mentoring opportunities for youth with disabilities, and c) presents strategies for including youth with disabilities in mentoring programs.
This report was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, (Cooperative Agreement No. H326J000005). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, and no official endorsement by the Department should be inferred.
Hill, Katharine; Sword, Carrie.
Creating Mentoring Opportunities for Youth with Disabilities: Issues and Suggested Strategies (NCSET Issue Brief).
University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration, National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET).
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