Employment

United States Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy

This series of videos addresses various topics that will help young people with disabilities navigate the job search process. The videos star young professionals that either have disabilities themselves or work with college students with disabilities. These videos are intended to provide you with real-life information and personal experiences.http://www.dol.gov/odep/wrp/Videos.htm

Your Job Search Video Topics:

  • Your Job Search Effective Resumes
  • Your Job Search Using Social Media
  • Your Job Search Effective Techniques
  • Your Job Search
  • Paid vs. Unpaid Internships and Compensation
  • Disability Disclosure and Accommodations Requests
  • Preparing for an Internship
  • Skills for Success
  • Professional Attire
  • On the Job Etiquette
  • Informational Interview
  • Time and Stress Management
  • Lessons Learned
  • Lessons for the Future

Got Transition is the National Health Care Transition Center that aims to support the best possible transitions from pediatric to adult models of health care for youth with and without special health care needs. http://www.gottransition.org/


ADA and Transition Q and A

Adult Services-What Are They-Where Are They

AZ Disability Benefits 101

Building a Resume

Example Resume

How Can I Help My Son Daughter Get That Job

Investing in the Transition of Youth with Disabilities to Productive Careers

My Action Plan-Employment

Negotiating with Your VR Counselor

PASS -A Plan for Achieving Self-Support

Prepare Your Child For Employment

Preparing for Employment Family Stories and Examples

Rehabilitation Services

Ten Tips that May Help Your Child's Transition to Adulthood

Types of Workplace Accommodations

Voc Rehab Research in Brief

Vocational Education Myths and Realities

Stories

It’s A Good Time To Have Dyslexia

​Meriah Houser is a former teacher, and a lover of books. She was eager to pass on her enthusiasm for reading to her sons, Cole and Maddox. As her boys grew, Meriah discovered that reading was very challenging for them. … KEEP READING

Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Not long ago Aurora Townsend and her family were afraid that she would be unable to follow her dream of attending college to become a Neurobiologist. Aurora has Toxic Encephalopathy and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome–disabilities that cause her body to respond intensely to substances in the environment many of us do not notice. … KEEP READING

​I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again!

When Laurie and her husband adopted Adilynn, they anticipated a few minor medical issues. What they could not have anticipated was the number of hospitalizations, medical procedures and dozens of specialists necessary to meet Adilynn’s medical needs. … KEEP READING

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