Work-based learning experiences for students with disabilities

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Are you a… school? a business? a youth service professional? a family member? a young person with disabilities? The Youth for Work Coalition offers quick reads for each of these audiences on work-based learning experiences that can help students with disabilities prepare for transition to adulthood. Visit the link below, select your audience on the left, and read about what these experiences involve and how they benefit students with disabilities, including:  career exploration, job shadowing, work sampling, service learning, internships, apprenticeships, paid employment, and mentoring. (posted March 3, 2013)


NOTICE: The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) is no longer in operation. Our funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) ended on September 30, 2013. Our website and all its free resources will remain available until September 30, 2014.