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Auburn hosting transition conference to explore ways to help young people with disabilities gain independence

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Auburn Transition Leadership Institute will host its 24th Alabama Transition Conference March 3-4 at the Auburn Marriott Opelika Hotel and Conference Center at Grand National in Opelika.

The conference brings together parents, students, agencies, businesses, educators and policymakers who will gather to share ideas and work toward the goal of preparing young people with disabilities to live independently.

The Auburn Transition Leadership Institute, established in 2000 at Auburn University, is affiliated with the College of Education and the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation and Counseling.

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Auburn hosting conference to explore ways to help young people with disabilities gain independence

AUBURN – The Auburn Transition Leadership Institute will host its 22nd Alabama Transition Conference March 5-6 at the Mariott at Grand National in Opelika.

The conference brings together service providers and educators to share ideas and work toward the goal of preparing young people with disabilities to live independently. The institute is a research and outreach center for Auburn University’s College of Education.

About 600 to 700 parents, students, agencies, businesses, educators and policymakers will gather to learn more about helping students bridge the gap, or transition, from high school to post-secondary employment opportunities. They will have the opportunity to attend sessions and workshops and hear nationally renowned speakers.

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