Experience a variety of resources and supports that provides guidance during the process of transition to adulthood for individuals with disabilities.
Learn about APSI (Advocacy & Protective Services, Inc.), a private, non-profit agency dedicated to protecting the rights of Ohioans with developmental disabilities. We advocate for the people we serve by helping to make their desires and needs known, especially when they cannot speak for themselves or if they have no other advocate. We do this by providing a full array of guardianship and protective services to individuals age 18 or older.
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The Journey to Life After High School
Explore a wide range of information to help families as they support their young adult children move from school life to a quality life in the community. Issues addressed in this PDF include: using IEP meetings to plan transitions, going to college, pursuing employment and other options, exploring residential and housing options, securing benefits, and transitioning from pediatric to adult health care.
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Partnerships in Employment
Developed for family members of people with IDD, this guide provides information to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) in their communities. The guide addresses topics such as common goals for people with IDD for employment and community participation. It is designed to help families and individuals understand the different types of day program and employment services available.
The guide is free of charge and can be downloaded here.
Discover the strategies used in Customized Employment and links to more information for those who are just beginning.
View online guidebooks on topics including Age-Appropriate Transition Assessment and IEP Transition Components.