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Transition, Career Assessment and Asset Development

  • Youth Transition Handbook 2014
    Washington Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
    The Youth Transition Handbook is intended to be used as a technical assistance tool for transition planning. This handbook's focus is on high school students transitioning [going from one period of life to another] from high school to employment.
    Download Handbook
  • When to Contact a Benefits Planner
    This one-page chart provides a quick reference to assist you in advising your client on when to contact a CWIC or Benefits Planner. Also summarizes the rules of working and SSI or SSDI.
    Download Planner
  • Career Assessment Tool
    Adapted Career Assessment Tool utilizing Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy’s Skills to Pay the Bills (STPTB) strategies, research and curriculum.
    Download Tool
  • Transition Specialist Competencies
    The Council for Exceptional Children's Subcommittee on Knowledge and Skills, in collaboarion with the University of Illinois' Transition-Related Competencies Project and the CEC Division on Career Development and Transition (DCDT), identified and validated competencies for beginning Transition Specialists.
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AT Program News Blog (ATPN)
Web-based News blog with a “listen now” option and a monthly online newsletter for and from the State AT Act Programs, the Alternative Financing Programs, and their community partners.

Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities
This Guide includes numerous quick reference charts, tables, and tools intended to help practitioners, administrators, and policymakers in secondary and postsecondary education programs, transition programs, One-Stop Career Centers, youth employment programs, and community rehabilitation programs to improve services and outcomes for youth, ages 14 to 25, with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning disabilities.

Special Edition of American Rehabilitation: Creating a Vision for 2020: Celebrating Our Past, Looking to the Future
In celebration of the 90th Anniversary of the public Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) program, a special edition of American Rehabilitation was collaboratively produced through the efforts of CSAVR, NIDRR, ICDR, NRA, and the ADA Network.
Download Special Edition of American Rehabilitation: PDF | Word