Improving Access to Transportation to Support the Transition of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Strategies at Multiple Levels

This PowerPoint (in pdf form) is from a webinar delivered through the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) and covers the following topics: (a) Acquiring practical strategies to integrate transportation content in instruction; (b) Identifying opportunities to connect with community transportation professionals to build transportation supports; and (c) Learning about what schools and communities are doing to ensure that students with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) have access to transportation to facilitate their participation in jobs, colleges, and community life.

 

Presenter Judy Shanley, Ph.D. is the Director of Student Engagement & Mobility Management at Easter Seals. She provides technical assistance, conducts research, and develops materials regarding youth transition and accessible transportation. Shanley developed a curriculum for educators, families, human services, and transit to facilitate knowledge and skill around transportation education. Her work to ensure that students with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (ID/DD) have transportation supports are guided by the principles of universal design for learning.