This InfoBrief discusses the importance of soft skills and offers strategies parents and families can use to help their child develop skills for employment success.
“This table provides several goals and related activities that can be used in a transition IEP to support students in developing skills that will help prepare them for inclusive postsecondary education.”
The following checklist is offered as a guide to not only assist students to find jobs but to teach them job seeking skills they can use in the future. Created by Youth on the Move – ICI Umass.
Features numerous resources to help youth get a sense of their interest and skills as well as gain employment experience and learn about employment opportunities.
“CCR for Students Using Alternate Assessment is a KY State Professional Development Grant (SPDG) based on federal grants to states departments of education. College and/or career readiness following high school increases the chances of success for ALL youth in the global economy of the 21st century. The Kentucky CCR Initiative is striving to ensure that youth with significant intellectual disabilities (ID) are included in this vision.”
“Griffin-Hammis Associates and it’s not-for-profit arm, The Center for Social Capital, compiled a number of our most requested informational articles on Customized Employment into a downloadable manual for use as handouts in training sessions, for publication in newsletters (please ask first), and to strengthen staff in-service programs.”
This booklet from the Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy helps students learn soft skills for employment success.
Includes videos for various skills.
The National Technical Assistance Center on Transition provides a number of education-based resources transition planning.