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This 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 External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; 54MB)
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) External link opens in new window or tab. .

Setting Expectations for Employment

National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHY) External link opens in new window or tab.
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 External link opens in new window or tab.
This site hosts an array of briefs and information for parents related to employment issues.

Family Connect for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments External link opens in new window or tab.
This site provides a wealth of information for parents of children with disabilities, including very helpful information on transition planning.

Questions:   Programs and Partnerships Unit | 916-327-0878
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
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