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Department for Exceptional Children

Career Planning Services

Transition Services

Technical assistance and training in the transition requirements outlined in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and aligned to the NYS Career Development and Occupational Studies Commencement Credential. Includes developing & building transition IEP teams; infusing transition activities and goals into Employability Profiles/Transition IEP documents for all students with disabilities 14 years and older; providing self-advocacy training for students and parents; and providing information & linkage to adult services & agencies.

 

Person Centered Planning

Process that uses a trained facilitator to assist students and families to create a circle of support network to develop meaningful life outcomes.

 

Parent Partner Services

The parent partner is a parent of a child with disabilities who mentors families and students to assist their connection with services and supports. Using a person-centered approach, the parent partner directs families to a variety of resources, education & training opportunities.

 

Vocational Assessments

Determining a student’s interests, aptitudes, abilities, and learning style. Recommendations for program modification and placement, as well as areas for occupational exploration are made.

 

Work Based Learning 

This is an individualized learning experience comprised of some or all of the following:  shadowing and work opportunities in a variety of community-based settings, job coaching support, and/or participation in the Career Skills Center to create a targeted transition process to ready students for competitive employment. 

 

Training Opportunities

  • Transition Planning
  • Person Centered Planning
  • Job Coaching
  • Family Referral Sessions
  • Students with disabilities transition to college


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For more information, please contact:

Nicole Littlewood
Special Education Supervisor
160 Wallace Way, Bldg. 9
Rochester, NY 14624
Ph: (585) 617-2439
nlittlew@monroe2boces.org