Employment - FamilyThis section focuses on what families can do to help their young adult transition to employment.
Families support, guide, mentor and advocate for youth as they progress toward successful transition outcomes in employment. This section focuses on what families can do to help their young adult transition to employment. An evidence-based practice that has proven effective in preparing youth for employment is a high level of parent involvement throughout the entire transition process.
Transition Planning: The Basics
Parent involvement is referenced on pages 24-26 of this guide.
These pages also provide information on how to comply with elements 1-6 of the Indicator 13 requirements of the California Annual Performance Report (APR) .
Setting Expectations for Employment
National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHY)
An extensive array of fact sheets tips and resources for parents to guide youth through transition.
Parent Role in Transition to Employment
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability
This site hosts an array of briefs and information for parents related to employment issues.
Family Connect for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments
This site provides a wealth of information for parents of children with disabilities, including very helpful information on transition planning.