Why Paid Work Experience is Important to Students with Disabilities

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Why Paid Work Experience is Important to Students with Disabilities

13 Oct 2022
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Why Paid Work Experience is Important to Students with Disabilities

Why Paid Work Experience is Important to Students with Disabilities

Presention by Mary Hartley, Executive Director of the Parent Education & Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center

During this presentation, we will discuss:

  • Your seamless transition to adulthood – planning for transition led by students
  • The proof - students who work before they leave high school; inclusion in school and community, and impact on employment
  • Letting Go - Start as early as possible letting go (for parents); independent (supported) transportation, volunteerism, work-based learning & most importantly, real jobs
  • Success Stories


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