Beautiful young blind woman

 

 

young women sitting on floorgetting a wheelchair over a threshold

Thanks

Funding

Funded by a Medicaid Infrastructure Grant from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, grant number 11-P-92399-9/03 and 1QACMS030263/01.

Project

Program Director/ Eric Glunt
Program Manager/ Rachel Stewart
Project Specialist/ John Kerr

Subject Matter Experts

About Transition – Toolkit overview Reading Level: 3.0

Rachel Stewart, CHIIP
Liz Pazdral, Executive Director, State Independent Living Council
Teresa Favuzzi, Executive Director, CA Foundation for Independent Living Centers
Youth Leadership Forum Alumni Alliance, Provided feedback on design, photography
and content.
Maria Nepite, Ponder Ideaworks

Healthcare Reading Level: 4.7

Dr. Melli, LA county
Dr. Susan Igdaloff, Department of Health Care Services
Cid, Warmline Family Resource Center
Joleen Heide-Freeman, CCS
Katherine Neto, CCS
Liz Pazdral, Executive Director, State Independent Living Council
Teresa Favuzzi, Executive Director, CA Foundation for Independent Living Centers
Kellie Haigh, KASA
Youth Leadership Forum Alumni Alliance, Provided feedback on design, photography
and content.

Employment Reading Level: 5.5

Rachel Stewart, CHIIP
John Kerr, CHIIP
Nanette Relave, NTAR Center for Workers with Disabilities APHSA

Financial Reading Level: 5.0

Thomas Foley, World Institute on Disability
Megan O'Neil, Consultant

Education Reading Level

Linda O'Neal, Transition Specialist (Irvine Unified School District)
Dr. Richard Rosenberg, Lead Vocational Counselor (Whittier Union High School District)
Loran Vetter, DOR
Catherine Campisi, CHIIP
Jill Larson, CDE
Dria Fearne, KASA

Independent Living Reading Level: 5.4

April Dawson, Independent Living Advocate/Disability Services and Legal Center
Liz Pazdral, Executive Director – State Independent Living Council
Teresa Favuzzi, Executive Director – CA Foundation for Independent Living Centers

Social Recreation Reading Level: 7.5

Steve Hornsey, Access Leisure Program Coordinator, City of Sacramento, Department of Parks and Recreation, Paralympic Sport Sacramento, Sports and recreation for people with disabilities.
John Kerr, CHIIP

Web Site

Project Management, Design and Development/ Ginny Laughlin, CHIIP

Print Edition

Claudia Ponder, Ponder Ideaworks
Maria Nepite, Ponder Ideaworks

Guidance

A special thanks to the California Childrens Services for their guidance and expertise on the healthcare section.