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Transition Tips: How Parents Can Help Their Youth Find Employment Success

This video series provides parents with five practical strategies for helping their youth be successful when first looking for employment.

Transition Tips for Employment

Watch - Transition Tips for Employment #1: High Expectations

Transition Tips for Employment #1: High Expectations

It is important that families and professionals have high expectations that youth with disabilities can be employed.
  • Topics: Preparing for Employment, High Expectations, Family Support
  • Date Posted: 3/29/2018
  • Duration: 1 min
Watch - Transition Tips for Employment #2: Make Work Experiences a Priority

Transition Tips for Employment #2: Make Work Experiences a Priority

Meaningful work experiences in high school can support youth to have better employment outcomes as adults.
  • Topics: Preparing for Employment, Family Support
  • Date Posted: 3/29/2018
  • Duration: 1 min
Watch - Transition Tips for Employment #3: Use Your Personal Networks

Transition Tips for Employment #3: Use Your Personal Networks

Families can use their networks of friends, neighbors, and others to help find employment opportunities for their youth.
  • Topics: Preparing for Employment, Family Support
  • Date Posted: 3/29/2018
  • Duration: 1 min
Watch - Transition Tips for Employment #4: Employers Want Good Employees

Transition Tips for Employment #4: Employers Want Good Employees

Being motivated and having a good attitude are important soft skills for youth with disabilities to learn.
  • Topics: Preparing for Employment, Family Support, Soft Skills
  • Date Posted: 3/29/2018
  • Duration: 1 min
Watch - Transition Tips for Employment #5: Learn What Supports Are Available

Transition Tips for Employment #5: Learn What Supports Are Available

There are a variety of community and disability organizations that can help families and youth with disabilities to achieve their employment goals.
  • Topics: Preparing for Employment, Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Date Posted: 3/29/2018
  • Duration: 1 min