Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District

Building Capacity for Trauma Informed Educational Practices

“Kenmore-Town of Tonawanda Union Free School District will work with the University at Buffalo’s Institute for Trauma and Trauma-Informed Care to create a trauma-informed culture district-wide. This will include training all staff to understand trauma and its effects on behavior, revising district policies, and creating building-level and district-wide Trauma-Informed Champion/Mentor Teams to further embed a trauma-informed culture throughout the district.”

CATEGORY: Programs & Services
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $135,940 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://www.ktufsd.org


Helping Young People Achieve Their Goals: Center for Self-Advocacy

Transitioning to adulthood is a challenge for many young people. This challenge is further heightened for individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) as they move from children to adult services. Studies show that individuals with ID are more likely to have poorer post school outcomes relative to their peers without disabilities. Recently, the Tower Foundation provided … Continued