The Society for Accessible Travel & Hospitality (SATH) is an educational nonprofit membership organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the needs of all travelers with disabilities, remove physical and attitudinal barriers to free access and expand travel opportunities in the United States and abroad. Through its website, SATH offers blogs, news and updates, travel tips and other informational resources.
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This webpage offers suggestions and tips that people with autism and/or family members may want to consider when traveling. This article notes the importance in planning ahead and learning to expect the unexpected. Autistic Globetrotting is a nonprofit website that aims to raise autism awareness and facilitate the implementation of accommodations for special needs travelers.
View the Webpage – Autistic Globetrotting: The Ten Golden Rules of Autistic Travel
This guide from the Cyberbullying Research Center defines cyberbullying and provides parents and teenagers with scripts to promote dialogue and discussion. Sample scripts are provided to encourage discussions about safety-related issues associated with video games, social media, email and cell phones. The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.
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This fact sheet, developed by the Cyberbullying Research Center, provides tips to help teens respond to cyberbullying (also known as online bullying). This Top Ten List specifies how teenagers can deal with online harassment and victimization when it happens to them. The Cyberbullying Research Center is dedicated to providing up-to-date information about the nature, extent, causes, and consequences of cyberbullying among adolescents.
View the Fact Sheet – Cyberbullying Research Center: Top Ten Tips for Teens
This article from the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston focuses on a study that observed the transition to employment for people with autism who were 16 to 26 years old and unemployed. The purpose of the study was to determine how many of the individuals who exited the VR program between 2006 and 2010 sought VR services, received services, and then gained integrated employment. Results indicated (a) an increasing number of youth with autism sought VR services (b) only about half of youth with autism who exited the VR program received services, and the figure declined; c) of the youth with autism who received services, only about half gained integrated employment, and the figure declined; (d) hourly earnings increased enough to compensate for inflation, but overall remained modest whereas work hours were low and declining; and (e) all outcomes varied considerably from state to state regardless of disability types, and with only minor influence from the states’ socio-economic environments
View the Research Brief – What are the trend employment outcomes of youth with autism: 2006-2010?
The fact sheet, developed by Co-Director Amy Goodman, accompanies the Autism NOW webinar entitled, “Transportation Options and Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities.” It provides a brief overview of car sharing, discusses the registration process, outlines general rules and other important things to know.
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This fact sheet accompanies the Autism NOW webinar entitled, “Transportation Options and Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities.” It provides an overview of bike sharing (what it is, how it works, and associated costs).
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The document, developed by Co-Director Amy Goodman, provides a list of safety tips that individuals with disabilities may want to consider while walking in public. This fact sheet accompanies the Autism NOW webinar entitled, “Transportation Options and Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities.”
View the fact sheet – Autism NOW: Safety Tips for Walking
This fact sheet from the Office of Disability Employment Policy explores self-employment for individuals with disabilities. START-UP / USA staff talked with several entrepreneurs to learn about their experiences. Challenges, successes, important support services, and impacts are among the topics discussed.
View the Fact Sheet – Self-Employment Q and A: Successful Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Speak Out
The information on this webpage, offered by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, focuses on communication and positive language. It provides suggestions for positive phrases that can be used to refer to people with disabilities. This page also explains appropriate etiquette and offers tips for interacting with people with disabilities.
View the Webpage – Effective Interaction: Communicating With and About People with Disabilities in the Workplace