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podcast icon NY Secondary Transition Podcasts

These podcasts feature practitioners from New York State schools discussing how they approach and implement work-based learning. They serve as an introduction to some of the concepts further explored in the WBL video series.

SD/IEP 7: Learning to Speak Up: A Teacher’s Perspective on teaching students self-advocacy skills

Annie Williams is a Special Education Teacher at South Jefferson High school in Adams, New York who teaches her students the skills of self-advocacy to help them during their post-secondary education. Her point of emphasis is ensuring students are aware of the IEP and understanding the content within so that students can advocate for themselves. Annie shares a story about the positive results from a former student advocating for herself to take the class she wanted.



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