When should a student or youth disclose their disability and any accommodation needs to their employer? How can they request an accommodation? Amy and Christy process these questions and offer practical advice along the way.
What happens once students have the job? Your role transitions to ensuring the student has the accommodations they need to be a successful employee. Listen in as Amy and Christy share examples of workplace supports, and what they’ve learned in the process.
In the second part of a two-part series on networking, Thanksgiving dessert commences with a discussion on the roles that VR counselors and other providers play in connecting students and prospective employers for work-based learning.
In this first part of a two-part series, Amy and Christy kick off Thanksgiving dinner with a conversation around networking and the value it brings to the work-based learning experiences you develop.
Amy and Christy weigh in on the ongoing work of marketing yourself to employers for work-based learning experiences for students with disabilities.
Amy and Christy chat about how to conduct informational interviews with prospective employers and match them with students seeking a work-based learning experience.
How do you develop a job search plan for a job seeker? What are some good strategies to engage with prospective employers? Amy and Christy have some thoughts—tune in to learn more!
Join Amy and Christy at a virtual pub as they spill the tea on strategies to get to know students and their skills, abilities, and preferences before matching them to the right work-based learning experience.
In this premiere episode, Amy and Christy gather at a virtual coffee shop to introduce Life Hacks for Transition and give an overview of work-based learning experiences: what are they? Why are they important? What roles do families and educators play in the process? Tune in to find out!