Where Do I Start If I Am A Student?
If you are still in high school, this page can help you figure out where to start when looking for your first job, and how your high school and community can help you get there. Students begin transition at the age of 14. Schools can provide transition services until age 22. Your school will help you get ready for college and careers. You can decide if you want to go to college to learn the skills you need to work. Explore colleges that help students with DD learn job skills in the following guide:
Transition - This is the time to plan your work, try out different kinds of jobs, and learn more about work. It's a good idea to start transition while you are still in school, but you can start anytime.
Transition Folder: The transition folder is a good starting point for you and your family to talk about moving from school to work. It has possible steps, questions, services, and needs you need to think about when planning your search for a job.