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New Autism Research: Systematic Instruction of Hands-on Career Education with Video Modeling Increases Job Skills for Students with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities

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Dr. Amy Spriggs, University of Kentucky, Department of Early Childhood, Special Education, and Rehabilitation Counseling, has dedicated her life to public education. First, as a Sunday school teacher working with a child with Down syndrome; then to special education in … Read More

Missouri School District Ensures Workplace Success: Starts Transition in Middle School

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Missouri School District Ensures Workplace Success: Starts Transition Early and Culminates with Innovative “Job in the Lab” Program! Dawn Hesse, a Transition Coordinator for the Francis Howell School District in Saint Charles, Missouri, believes career exploration and job skills training … Read More

Winning Formula for MN District’s Successful Transition & Life Skills Program

Test Score Gains, Average Student Gains, Lifelong Learning, Career Development, Skills Training, Overall Achievement, Student Initiatives.

“Every student should dream of what they can be — a landscaper, carpenter, retailer, caregiver, grocery clerk, police officer or medical assistant.”   Specialized Career and Life Skills Curriculum “Inclusion, workforce readiness, career development, life skills, independence,” these are goals … Read More

Hands-On Curriculum Motivates Adult Students with Special Needs to Learn, Grow and Communicate

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Philadelphia Student Growers Talk about Their Hands-On Career Education Experience. Each summer, something extraordinary happens on the campus of the Martin Luther King High School in Philadelphia, PA. Young adult students, ages 18 to 21, who have multiple disabilities, from … Read More

School to Business Partnerships Prepare Students with Special Needs for Jobs

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  For ten years, Betsy Gentry worked as a Transition Coordinator in the Special Education Department of the Bradley County School District in Cleveland, TN. Because of her insight and the support of local businesses, many high school students with … Read More

NEW Project Discovery Career Education Starter Bundles!

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Transition Curriculum that Works! Are you looking for a hands-on career exploration transition curriculum with lessons and tools to teach marketable job skills? Do you have students at risk and with severe learning challenges? We can also personalize a program … Read More

Employer Appreciates Job Readiness Skills!

Mike Way, Warehouse and Donations Manager at Resource Depot, a nonprofit organization in Florida, talks about his company’s employment of students with special challenges. Mike says he appreciates his new employee, Ryan and his quick grasp of his job responsibilities.  … Read More

Fear of Failure Gone For Student At-Risk. Javier Has Firefighter Dreams!

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Javier West, once a student at risk,  no longer fears failure at his job or about his future.  Javier has learned exceptional multitasking skills and uses them every day at his job as a shop floor assistant at the Tommy … Read More

Adaptive Curriculum Game-Changer for Students with Autism

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When Pam Roth met Theresa Cortney, a Transition and Employment Specialist for Klein ISD, Houston, Texas, she was concerned about her son’s future. Cory has intellectual delays. In middle school, his teachers saw his aptitude decline. Mrs. Roth knew that … Read More

Featured PATINS Project Vendor

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     Education Associates is proud to be a Featured Vendor for PATINS  Project!   Project Discovery is all about student success! Project Discovery, developed by Education Associates,  is a coordinated set of activities that help transition students to be … Read More