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How Do I Get A Job?

Getting Ready For Your Person-Centered Planning Meeting


Step 1:

When you decide to get a job in your community, the first step is to have a Person-Centered Planning meeting with People Who Can Help.

Person-Centered Planning (PCP) is a meeting with you and the people who help you to decide what kind of job you want to do and what you need to learn to be able to do it.


Step 2:

Learn more about speaking up for yourself at meetings like these. Learn how to be your own Self-Advocate


Step 3:

Learn more about the Discovery Process here. "Discovery" is a way to find out what you are good at and what you like to do. Discovery can also help you learn about different jobs.

The Job Seeker's Guide to Discovery

The Job Seeker's Guide to Discovery

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Step 4:

Learn about the difference between working full-time or part-time and with different types of supports. Some support services that can help you learn your job are job coaching, assistive technology and video prompting.


Step 5:

Use the Finding a Job Checklist to help you get started.

Finding A Job Checklist

Finding A Job Checklist

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