The Oregon Transition Podcast
OTP Episode #5: “Self-Advocacy”

OTP Episode #5: “Self-Advocacy”

June 26, 2019

What is self-advocacy? How can we foster stronger self-advocacy skills in the transition youth we serve? In this episode, OTP goes around the state to explore how students are speaking up, Leading IEP's, owning their goals and reaching for the stars. Learn about programs like MEGI: (Motivational Enhancement Group Intervention); website Ablefind.org; tips on organizing a student-led IEP meeting, and more. Transcript

OTP Bonus Episode: ” Nina G - Stuttering Comedian and Dyslexic Writer” OSTC 2019 Keynote

OTP Bonus Episode: ” Nina G - Stuttering Comedian and Dyslexic Writer” OSTC 2019 Keynote

June 7, 2019

Join OTP for a visit with Nina G, recorded live at the 2019 Oregon Statewide Transition Conference. Nina was keynote speaker, led student sessions and took time to chat with our hosts. She shares her experiences, her philosophy on accommodations, expanding student interests, and advocacy. (Transcript)     Nina's Website

OTP Episode #4: Youth Transition Program (YTP)

OTP Episode #4: Youth Transition Program (YTP)

May 16, 2019

You down with YTP? Yeah you know me! 

This episode features interviews from 

  • YTP Directors and Technical Assistance Providers
  • YTP Transition specialists
  • YTP students

Oregon Transition Podcast is back with Episode 4: The Youth Transition Program (YTP). Tune in to learn more about YTP and how the this statewide program is supporting transition aged students on their path to employment. Transcript

OTP Bonus Episode: “Using Your Talents - Oregon Musician & Transition Student of the Year”

OTP Bonus Episode: “Using Your Talents - Oregon Musician & Transition Student of the Year”

April 23, 2019

The OTP team presents first of their bonus episodes, which are shorter and person-focused. This bonus features Boon Richter, student musician, whose music has been selected for the bumper theme of the podcast. Boone was awarded Student of the Year at the Oregon Statewide Transition Conference, March 2019. Boon shares his inspiration to compose, how he has incorporated his talent into his work and his dreams for the future.

OTP Episode #3: What is the TTAN?

OTP Episode #3: What is the TTAN?

April 4, 2019

In episode 3, members of the TTAN, Transition Technical Assistance Network, share their roles and how they support youth in transition to employment around the state of Oregon. Your hosts, Josh and Nicole, introduce you to some OTP/TTAN "pod-people" around the state as they interview different members. You will have a better understanding of all the acronyms and what the services are within the TTAN by the end of your listen!

Transcript

OTP Episode #2 “Summer Work”

OTP Episode #2 “Summer Work”

February 19, 2019

Last summer, Josh and Nicole took to the road to visit 3 exciting summer work programs. Listen to what students did, where they went and what you can do to connect and provide these experiences for your students the summer of 2019! (transcript)

OTP Episode #1: What is Transition: “I am the Boss of Me”

OTP Episode #1: What is Transition: “I am the Boss of Me”

January 22, 2019

Episode 1 asks the question "What is Transition?"

Your hosts, Josh Barbour, Transition Network Facilitator from Eugene, and Nicole Perdue, Pre-Employment Transition Services Coordinator from Bend, guide us as we hear from students, teachers, state agencies, specialists and parents on what transition means to them. (Transcript)

Oregon Transition Podcast Season 1 Teaser

Oregon Transition Podcast Season 1 Teaser

December 12, 2018

The mission: Connecting transition teams, students, parents and supports across Oregon. Real voices and stories throughout the state.

Look for upcoming Episodes starting in January 2019.

The Oregon Transition Podcast is a project of the Oregon Transition Technical Assistance network.