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Transition Services

Transition Services  Services for People with Disabilities  ODC

ODC provides school transition services for youth with disabilities that are designed around each person’s needs and interests. Together with the individual, their teachers and families, we help to guide students though career exploration, job readiness training and preparation for the job search. Our support staff assist students in securing paid internships and work experiences while providing job coaching and on-the-job support. We are also available to families when it’s time to make decisions about accessing adult disability services. For more information, contact us!

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For Students

Services Provided -

  • Career exploration and discovery: interest inventory
    and learning assessment plans
  • Job shadowing experiences
  • Tours of local businesses
  • Adult service provider tours and workforce development tours
  • Skills training
    - Job preparationand soft skills training: attitude, communication, planning and organizing, critical thinking, interpersonal skills, teamwork, professionalism and media etiquette
    - Job seeking: resumes, applications and interviewing skills
    - Job keeping: employer expectations
  • Paid internships
  • Job development
  • Systematic instruction, job coaching and on-the-job support
  • Work incentives benefits analysis
  • Self-advocacy training

For Teachers & Parents

Services Provided -

  • Participation in IEP meetings
  • Classroom presentations
  • Assistance with coordination and presentation at transition nights / business days
  • Education about adult services
  • Assistance with connecting to the adult system and funding sources - Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Department of Workforce Development - Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), your county's human services department, managed care organizations (MCO) or TMG - (IRIS Consulting Agency)