Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities
Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities
Text only site
We are proud to say that all of our pages are ADA/Bobby & W3C Approved..
Current Year (2018) News Archives
January 16, 2018
Supporting Kids With Autism
Education Week has produced a video with psychologist Laura Anthony from the Center of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Children's National Health System explaining ways that teachers can support young children with autism in the classroom. Also, meet "Julia", Sesame Street's newest muppet, depicting a 4 year old girl with autism interacting with classroom peers.
January 15, 2018
Film Showing and Discussion sponsored by the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island
My Hero Brother
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Dwares JCC, 401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence
In this film, a group of young Israelis with Down Syndrome embark on a demanding trek through the Himalayas with their siblings. As they deal with physical and emotional challenges, unresolved conflicts surface and heartwarming friendships develop. Follow their difficult trials and poignant relationships set against the richly colorful backdrop of India. This film will open new horizons and greatly deepen your understanding of people with disabilities and their families. 1 hour, 18 minutes and will be followed by a facilitated discussion.
Download the flyer for complete details: http://bit.ly/2ATCLOu 653 kb PDF
January 9, 2018
NPR: Special Series: Abused and Betrayed: People with Intellectual Disabilities and an Epidemic of Sexual Assault
At a moment of reckoning in the United States about sexual harassment and sexual assault, a yearlong NPR investigation finds that there's little recognition of a group of Americans that is one of the most at risk: adults with intellectual disabilities. The series starts on Monday, January 8 and runs through January 18th.
January 8, 2018
Topical Webinar Five-Part Series on the Transition to Employment Among Youth Receiving SSI
Wednesday, January 17, 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), U.S. Department of Labor
Young people with disabilities, especially those who receive SSI, need policies, programs, and interventions that can help them make a smooth transition into adult life, particularly into employment. However, many youth receiving SSI benefits fall behind their peers when it comes to achieving economic success and independence as adults, which raises questions about the effectiveness of existing supports. This issue is of particular policy interest given the major growth in the number of youth receiving SSI benefits over the past decade. Part 1 of this five-part webinar series will explore how benefits counseling, when paired with other interventions, can improve employment outcomes for young people with disabilities.
Quick Links | Resource Library |
Adapted Literature/Lessons | Publications |
Family Employment Awareness Training
| Inclusion Institutes | Self Directed Supports User Group | Supported Decision Making/Alternatives to Guardianship | Work Incentives Information Sessions | Cancellation Procedures
CGS in Severe Intellectual Disabilities | CGS in Autism Education | CUS in College and Career Attainment for Students with ID | DirectCourse | Introduction to Early Intervention | RIAIMH | SPED Summer Courses | Supporting Meaningful Employment
For Individuals & Families Family to Family of RI Directory | Life after High School: A Guide for Students with VI | RI Employment Service Agencies | RI Health Resources |
Self-Directed Supports for Adults with DD
For Providers RI Outcome Surveys
About Us | Access for All Mini Grants | Disability Links |
Projects & Services |
Community Supports Navigator Program | Diversity Fellows | Early Childhood | Early Intervention |
Educational Advocate Program |
Employment Supports | RI MTSS | RI Services to Children and Youth with Dual Sensory Impairments |
RI Vision Education & Services Program |
School Wide PBIS | Sherlock Sentinels |
Supported Parenting | Self-Determined Learning Model of Instruction
Partners | AUCD |
RI Developmental Disabilities Network |
Contact Us | Staff Directory | Directions |
Rhode Island College | APH Order Form | ©2018
Sherlock Center on Disabilities