Watch these videos to get an overview of the Kentucky Office of Vocation Rehabilitation (OVR), Supported Employment, and Pre-Employment Training Services.
The Kentucky Checklists for a Bright Future offer a one page checklist of the most important things parents and youth can do to prepare for meaningful employment and financial security at each age. The checklists also include the most important resources you need along the way.
- Download the checklist for parents of 3-5 year-old students
- Download the checklist for parents of 6-10 year-old students
- Download the checklist for parents of 11-15 year-old students
- Download the checklist for 11-15 year-old students
- Download the checklist for parents of 16-18 year-old students
- Download the checklist for 16-18 year-old students
- Download the checklist for 18 plus year-old young adults
- Download the checklist for assistants of 18 plus year-old young adults
Download “The Trial Work Period” Infographic.
This infographic talks about the Trial Work Period. Please print and share!
Download the Transition Overview Document [link].
Learn from the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) about important resources that can help your student achieve their goals of employment and post-secondary education.
EMP 101 is an overview of the current status of employment outcomes for youths with intellectual and developmental disabilities in KY, the key steps in the transition process itself, the legal requirements and the roles of each agency, types of employment (competitive, supported, and customized), and the development of measurable post-secondary goals for transition-age youth. The module has a series of guiding questions, which form the basic structure of the module, with interactive questions interspersed throughout. We are now able to offer professional development/continuing education credits for individuals who successfully complete the training.
Many resources for youth with disabilities about getting work. They also share ways for youth to become a leaders in helping people with disabilities get work. They can also help students in high school who want to work with computers.
This InfoBrief explores the important role families play in the job search and retention for youth with disabilities.
The guide helps those assisting youth with disabilities navigate the range of state and federal government programs and benefits for people with disabilities in the United States.
Introduces families to a new way of looking at career development for youth.
Booklet about how to become an adult in many different areas of life.