Mentoring

Being reasonable: supporting disabled nursing students in practice

Tee SR, Owens K, Plowright S, Ramnath P, Rourke S, James C, Bayliss J.  School of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton SO17 1BJ, United Kingdom. s.r.tee@soton.ac.uk.  Nurse Educ Pract. 2010 Jul;10(4):216-21. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2009.11.006. Epub 2009 Dec 16. AIM: To analyse recurring adjustments made in practice settings and the support strategies put in place […]

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A conceptual framework for electronic socio-emotional support for people with special needs

Shpigelman CN, Reiter S, Weiss PL.  Department of Special Education, Faculty of Education, University of Haifa, Haifa, Israel. carmits@univ.haifa.ac.il.  Int J Rehabil Res. 2009 Dec;32(4):301-8. doi: 10.1097/MRR.0b013e32831e4519. In recent years an increasing number of people under psychological distress turn to computer-mediated communication for support. A related development is the increasing number of computer-mediated support groups […]

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Speech-language pathologists’ views on mentoring by people who use speech generating devices

Ballin L, Balandin S, Stancliffe RJ, Togher L.  The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. lbal6064@uni.sydney.edu.au.  Int J Speech Lang Pathol. 2011 Oct;13(5):446-57. doi: 10.3109/17549507.2011.522254. Epub 2010 Oct 25. Learning to use a speech generating device (SGD), also known as a voice output communication aid (VOCA), is a challenging experience for new device learners. These learners […]

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Supporting students with disabilities–promoting understanding amongst mentors in practice

Tee S, Cowen M.  Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom. s.r.tee@soton.ac.uk  Nurse Educ Pract. 2012 Jan;12(1):6-10. doi: 10.1016/j.nepr.2011.03.020. Epub 2011 Apr 21. INTRODUCTION: Good practice demands a clinical practice culture positively disposed to students with disabilities. Equality legislation seeks to protect those with a disability from either direct or indirect discrimination. […]

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Engagement in retirement: an evaluation of the effect of Active Mentoring on engagement of older adults with intellectual disability in mainstream community groups

Chng JP, Stancliffe RJ, Wilson NJ, Anderson K.  Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.  J Intellect Disabil Res. 2012 Oct 10. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2012.01625.x. [Epub ahead of print]   BACKGROUND: As adults with intellectual disability age, retirement options need to be explored. One option is to attend a mainstream community […]

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An effective community-based mentoring program for return to work and school after brain and spinal cord injury

Kolakowsky-Hayner SA, Wright J, Shem K, Medel R, Duong T.  Rehabilitation Research Center, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, CA 95128, USA. Stephanie.Hayner@hhs.sccgov.org.  NeuroRehabilitation. 2012;31(1):63-73. doi: 10.3233/NRE-2012-0775. Information is presented on a community-based mentoring program, developed to work with existing community agencies and provide structure to the frequently confusing network of services for young […]

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Youth to Work Coalition (YWC)

PROJECT NAME: Youth to Work Coalition (YWC) CONTACT: Website FUNDING SOURCE: The Youth to Work Coalition (YWC) evolved from the 2003 Federal Agency/Foundation Initiative, a joint effort of the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) and the Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation (MEAF). SERVICES PROVIDED: YWC brings together foundation executives and […]

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Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.: Youth in Preparation for Independence (YIPI)

PROJECT NAME: Youth in Preparation for Independence (YIPI) PROJECT LOCATION: Western Massachusetts and Buffalo, New York ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. (PYD), which empowers youth with physical, sensory and learning disabilities to reach their personal, educational and career goals by providing one-toone and group mentoring programs where adult mentors with disabilities act […]

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Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc.: Young Entrepeneurs Project (YEP)

Lucy Bayard 617-727-7440, ext 27331 800-322-2020 (TTY) Website PROJECT NAME: Young Entrepeneurs Project (YEP) PROJECT LOCATION: Western Massachusetts ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Partners for Youth with Disabilities, Inc. (PYD), which empowers youth with physical, sensory and learning disabilities to reach their personal, educational and career goals by providing one-toone and group mentoring programs where adult mentors with disabilities […]

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Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: Project Search’s High School Transition Program

PROJECT NAME: Project Search’s High School Transition Program PROJECT LOCATION: Cincinnati, Ohio ADMINISTERING ORGANIZATION: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center CONTACT: 513-612-3668 Website FUNDING SOURCE: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, grants and donations POPULATION SERVED: High School youth with disabilities SERVICE TYPE: The High School Transition Program is a one-year program for high school seniors with disabilities […]

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