Watch the 1 minute Toolkit preview trailer on YouTube to get a sample of what you will see on the Toolkit videos. Also available in .mpg format or Windows Media File (.wmv) format. You can also watch a sample clip from the DVD on YouTube.
We are a Youth Information, Training, and Resource Center for the Administration on Developmental Disabilities. That is the fancy way to say that we help youth and young adults with "differabilities" learn to be better advocates and leaders. We also share training and tips to help them during the transition from teenage years to adulthood, as they learn how to be more independent.
One of the ways we share training and tips is through our training videos. Our first video was the Respecting the Young Adult Patient video that we made when we were training Medical Homes (primary care doctors). We used the video to train other doctors, teachers, and professionals. Other states used the video in their training sessions also.
Our young adults on our Advisory Committee told us that we should provide training on other topics, like leadership, self-advocacy, social skills, transportation, and more. So we made more videos (nearly 2 hours) of young adults sharing their hints and tips for other youth and young adults; parents; doctors; and other professionals. We also made a guide book to go with the videos/DVD. The guide book is for facilitators and provides some background and several discussion points and questions to use during training event. The DVD is in the back cover of the guide book, for pepole who received one of those limited hard copies of the Toolkit (1000 distributed across the country).
With the end of the grant in September 2010, there was no additional funding for more hard copies of the guilde book and DVD. So, we are providing the electronic versions for downloading. Please be warned, the files are large and take a long time to download. We have provided the videos in different formats. Please contact Al Romeo for a different format.
|Youth Leadership Toolkit|
|Youth Leadership Toolkit Guide.pdf|
|Title & Approximate Time||H.264/MPEG-4||Quicktime||Windows Media Viewer|
|Toolkit Credits 1 min||Toolkit Credits.mp4||Toolkit Credits.mov||Toolkit Credits.wmv|
|For Youth and Young Adult Groups|
|Leadership 6 min||Leadership.mp4||Leadership.mov||Leadership.wmv|
|Advocacy 8 min||Advocacy.mp4||Advocacy.mov||Advocacy.wmv|
|Health & Recreation 8 min||Health & Recreation.mp4||Health & Recreation.mov||Health & Recreation.wmv|
|Transportation 5 min||Transportation.mp4||Transportation.mov||Transportation.wmv|
|Employment 7 min||Employment.mp4||Employment.mov||Employment.wmv|
|Independent Living 10 min||Independent Living.mp4||Independent Living.mov||Independent Living.wmv|
|Relationships 8 min||Relationships.mp4||Relationships.mov||Relationships.wmv|
|For Parents 12 min||For Parents.mp4||For Parents.mov||For Parents.wmv|
|IEPs & IPPs 4 min||IEPs & IPPs.mp4||IEPs & IPPs.mov||IEPs & IPPs.wmv|
|Healthcare Decisions 2 min||Healthcare Decisions.mp4||Healthcare Decisions.mov||Healthcare Decisions.wmv|
|For Physicians and Healthcare Providers|
|For Doctors 11 min||For Doctors.mp4||For Doctors.mov||For Doctors.wmv|
|Respecting the Young Adult Patient 8 min||Respecting the Young Adult Patient.mp4||Respecting the Young Adult Patient.mov||Respecting the Young Adult Patient.wmv|
|For Disability Service Organizations|
|Disability Benefits 7 min||Disability Benefits.mp4||Disability Benefits.mov||Disability Benefits.wmv|
|Disability Services 5 min||Disability Services.mp4||Disability Services.mov||Disability Services.wmv|
|Systems and Healthcare 4 min||Systems and Healthcare.mp4||Systems and Healthcare.mov||Systems and Healthcare.wmv|
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Last updated: December 19, 2011.
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"This web page was made with government support by a Youth Information, Training, and Resource Center (YITRC) grant, #90DN0232, awarded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Administration for Children and Families (ACF) and Administration on Developmental Disabilities (ADD). The goal of the YITRC grants is to support an increasing ability of individuals with developmental disabilities to exercise greater choice, self-determination and to engage in leadership activities in their communities."
Becoming Leaders for Tomorrow is a project of the Center for Persons with Disabilities, a unit within the College of Education and Human Services at Utah State University. The CPD is a University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities Education, Research, and Service within the national network of the Association of University Centers on Disabilities.