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The Effect of COVID-19 on Transition Age Youth and Young Adults with Disabilities
October 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
The Center for Advancing Policy on Employment for Youth (CAPE-Youth) will host a virtual event on the innovative approaches that states have implemented to protect the civil rights and adapt to meet the needs of youth with disabilities during COVID-19. The presenters will discuss how states address service delivery challenges and barriers, including mental health, distance learning and employment access facing youth with disabilities in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The U.S. Department of Labor Deputy Assistant Secretary Jennifer Sheehy and our panel of state experts will spotlight promising approaches and strategies for moving forward.