Providing career and independent living skills training to students with disabilities, empowering a diverse population of students for transition to a variety of post-secondary options, providing students with the requisite skills for self-determination, independent living, and education for employment, and coordinating the transition of all students with post-secondary service providers.
Successful transition is facilitated through a continuum of instructional strategies, interdisciplinary team services, technology utilization, and community resources.
Instruction is provided to develop the following essential skills:
- Occupational Guidance and Preparation including:
- Independent Living Skills including:
- Personal Social Skills including:
- Self-Advocacy Skills including:
Instruction is provided in a wide range of environments, including:
- Small group classrooms
- School-based jobsites, both enclave and independent
- Community-based jobsites, both enclave and independent
- Community resource sites, such as public transportation, banks, shops, etc.
- Supervised settings, with support provided by school staff and/or natural supports
- Unsupervised settings, such as independent jobsites and use of public transportation