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Youth in Transition Toolkit:


In(ter)dependent living


What does the youth choose to do in their free time? Do they have personal interests and are they able to engage in these as independently as possible?

  • Awareness: Understand available recreation activities.
  • Exploration: Identify personal strengths, preferences, interests and needs related to recreation.
  • Preparation: Practice identifying and participating in recreation activities at home, school and in the community.
  • Implementation: Engage in recreation activities at home, school and in the community as independently as possible.

Workplace readiness training

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LEARN: Develop your knowledge

Learn how to support youth in recreation.

Review Recreation: Outdoor activities under Independent living to learn how to explore outdoor activities in Minnesota.

Resources DO

DO: Work with youth

Find resources to help youth explore recreation.

Browse the PACER Center list of inclusive recreation, adaptive sports and summer camps to help youth find activities of interest.

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