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Post Secondary Options-Marilyn Romero Post Secondary Options-Marilyn Romero Presentation Transcript

  • Post Secondary Options
    • for Students with Disabilities
    Marilyn Romero EEX3243
  • Post-Secondary Educational Programs
  • College Transition Program
    • Develops Social Interactions
    • Works on Life Skills and Educational Skills
    • Recreational Socialization
    • Enroll in 1 to 2 college classes a semester with adapted course work
  • Community College (2yrs.)
    • Provides associates degree or certificate
    • Services to support adjustment to college life
    • Lower teacher to student ratio
    • Can transfer to a 4 year university
    • Provides resources for employment in local area
    • Typical programs for students with mild disabilities include emergency medical technician, educational paraprofessional, bookkeeping, practical nurse, or mechanics.
  • Four Year University
    • Offers wide range of degrees and certificates
    • Programs and services provided to meet special needs
    • Support includes psychosocial adjustment, academic development, and college/community orientation
    • Buildings accessible to students with disabilities
  • Vocational/ Technical School
    • Prepares directly for a specific job and provides work experience
    • Helps find employment in community and provides follow up services for job retention
    • Tutorial Support
    • Develops study skills
    • Provides adult mentoring and leadership development
  • Post-Secondary Employment Programs
  • Vocational Rehabilitation
    • Help individuals with disabilities obtain or sustain gainful employment
    • Career information and exploration
    • Support in independent living
    • Support in transportation
  • Sheltered Rehabilitation Centers
    • Staffed by individuals who offer specialized training and work experience
    • Not competitive employment
    • On-the job trainings
    • Subcontracts from business and industry
  • Supported Employment Services
    • Employment with direct supervision of the business management staff
    • Offers guidance and assistance
    • Provides needed devices, specialized training, and extra supervision.
    • Helps gain independence
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