Transition to Employment/Workforce

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This resource helps families to get teens and young adults involved in learning about and selecting assistive technology. An important goal for older students is to understand the areas in which technology can support them in their educational and employment goals. This enables students to advocate for themselves, and to...

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This step-by-step guide provides an overview of tools and strategies for executive function skills used in the work place such as time management, motivation, following directions, organizing work space and information, remembering appointments and tasks, and focus and attention.

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This guide helps parents and individuals learn about tools and strategies for skills needed on the job such as time management, completing tasks, and organizing.

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In this keynote address, delivered at the 2015 Training Workforce and Development and diversity conference, Dr. Cary Supalo discussed the lack of access technologies and opportunities for students with disabilities to fully participate in STEM workforce. Dr. Supalo serves as a consultant for Haverford College in Philadelphia and a visiting...

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Aimed at parents and caregivers, The Journey to Life After High School: A Road Map for Parents of Children with Special Needs guide is organized into 4 areas. Part 1 focuses on self-advocacy and legal rights, and Part 2 on high school with information about IEPs and diploma options....

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Prepared by the Federal Partners in Transition (FPT) Work group, this plan highlights a shared vision, federal cross-systems initiatives that align with established goals and outcomes, and policy priorities.

Link: http://www.dol.gov/odep/pdf/20150302-fpt.pdf

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This webinar is part 1 of the series Successful Transition to College: The Role of Technology. AT Specialists Bryan Ayres and Janet Peters discuss the major factors involved in planning for the transition of students with disabilities from schooling to employment or post-secondary environments. (Download the accompanying slides...

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In this AT in Action video , you'll meet Jared, a young man with cerebral palsy who, controls his computer using a sip and puff switch. That computer access allows Jared to run a business creating dynamic graphics and websites. T his fully-captioned video series is designed to...

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In this AT in Action video, you'll meet Nick, a young entrepreneur who owns his own lawn-care business. Nick uses assistive technologies, both low and high tech, that aid him in driving and accessing his laptop computer and tablet. Funded by the Department of Education's Office of Special...

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iTransition from PepNet is a tool that can be used by school counselors, deaf education teachers, parents, and students to explore the idea of transitioning from high school to college, training programs, or the world of work. Designed for use with high school students from the age of...

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