Recently several organizations teamed up to host a resource fair to help students with disabilities plan for life after graduation. ———————————— If you enjoyed this video, click the like button and subscribe to our YouTube Channel! ———————————— Naperville Community Television broadcasts on Channel 17 in Naperville, IL (Comcast & WOW!) and all our programming is available via simulcast and video on-demand at https://www.nctv17.com/ ———————————— For daily local news sent to your inbox, subscribe to NCTV17 News Update: https://www.nctv17.com/subscribe/ ———————————— Follow us on: ———————————— https://www.facebook.com/NCTV17/ https://twitter.com/NCTV17 https://www.instagram.com/nctv17/ ———————————— Recently several organizations teamed up to host a resource fair to help students with disabilities plan for life after graduation from 203 and 204 Districts.
Naperville’s Accessible Community Task Force, and both school District 203 and 204 teamed up to host the event, which about 100 community members attended.
Resource Fair Details
They learned about transitional programs, recreational activities, community resources, and some even got a chance to learn some nifty tricks from man’s best friend.
This is almost like, I think, equivalent to a career fair or college planning fair for other students,” said Sarah Maher the vocational coordinator at Neuqua Valley High School. “We’re providing information to our families that is really valuable that will help plan for that next step for life after high school, or after their school district careers.”
A Chance To Showoff Some Skills
The fair also allows for current students and alumni of the district to show off their creative skills, and businesses like Ultra Prime Comics.
For Ben Barcena an important part as it allows him to express what he loves to others.
“I just like to spread my imagination because in my comics anything is possible,” said Barcena.
If you’d like to know more about local disability resources you can check out Naperville’s Accessible Community Task Force’s website.
Naperville News 17’s Christian Canizal reports.
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