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‘Transition Youth Program’

How to Prepare for Your Student's IEP Meeting As discussed in a previous article in this series, participating in IEP meetings falls under the rights of a student’s parent/guardian. Participating in the creation and modifications of your student’s IEP is an essential part of ensuring your student has the supports they need when it comes [...]
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Gaining Experience and Confidence: Manolo’s Story Ready to get his feet wet in the workforce, Manolo came to employU looking to gain some work experience and earn money to save to buy his first car. After meeting with Manolo, Elaine, his Job Coach, found a Work-Based Learning Experience (WBLE), also referred to as a paid [...]
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Social Activities and Career Prep for Homeschooled Students Without An IEP or 504 Plan Public, private, charter, and home school options all provide different benefits when it comes to a student’s education. Deciding which is right for your child may depend on several different factors. While there are many beneficial aspects to each learning environment, [...]
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employU Partners with Burlington to Provide Employment Exploration Opportunities for Students  Nonprofit disability employment service agency and retail giant come together to help students gain insight into future career paths  Workplace exploration and experience can be priceless tools for students getting ready to make the transition into adulthood. Recognizing this, employU and Burlington are partnering [...]
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Strengthening Lifelong Skills: Edliz’s Story A high school student with tons of creativity, Edliz was referred to employU in October of 2021. Along with drawing landscapes and characters, she enjoys studying science, biology, and botany. Looking to increase her workforce experience before graduating high school, Edliz participated in two on-the-job trainings (OJTs). After completing her [...]
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Exploring Possibilities: Joshua’s Story So many of us go through a period of time when we aren’t quite sure which career path is right for us. Sometimes we have so many interests we want to pursue that it’s hard to narrow things down. Other times we aren’t quite sure exactly which field we may be [...]
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Tyler is a high school student who recently moved from Alabama with his mom. Wanting Tyler to get involved in activities around their new home, she mentioned employU’s Transition Youth Program to Tyler. Eager to find his first job opportunity, Tyler thought this would be a great chance to explore his options. Like many teens […]

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Mikela is a bright, confident, well-spoken student who certainly has a plan for her future. In fact, she has two plans. With a passion for both Creative Writing and Marine Biology, Mikela plans to pursue both avenues as possible career paths. She is currently attending college studying Biology and Creative Writing. “If becoming an author […]

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