School-Age Programming

Authentic Community-Based Experiences

How to Create a Work Experience Program at Your School: Work Experience Guide

The Rural Institute: Center for Excellence in Disability Education, Research, and Service at University of Montana, with funding from the Montana Council on Developmental Disabilities Partnerships for Transition Project, created a work experience guide. This guide assists the user in understanding the intent of work experiences for students with disabilities and how to plan and implement a successful experience.  Examples of implementation in school programs are included as are forms to assist in the development of an individualized plan.



Learn and Earn: Supporting Teens

In this video presentation,  parents, teachers, and mentors encourage teens with disabilities to participate in work-based learning experiences. It can be used to train stakeholders to more effectively promote work-based learning for young people with disabilities. The video was produced by DO-IT, University of Washington.