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

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 should start early, especially for students with multiple disabilities. “Transition begins when teachers have a …

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

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 Hilfiger retail outlet in Palm Beach, FL.  He dreams of being a firefighter too! Just …

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Students Need Job Shadow Options

        Brandon Glende, senior at Warren Township High School, spent a recent Friday morning at McClure’s Garage with Jack Fallos, McClure’s manager, learning how to build small engines on snowblowers. Glende was given the opportunity to have hands-on job shadowing in a field that interests him through Transition Services at Warren Township …

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Improve Graduation & Transition Goals

In an article published by Disability Scoop, 6/24/14  it is reported that many U.S. states are deficient in special education and that more federal officials now require states to take action if they are classified as “needing assistance for two or more years in a row”. Did you know that each Project Discovery curriculum kit …

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