Young adults tell us...
"Going from school to college was easier than I thought."
"Working for the park service is perfect for me; I am outside in nature every day. I can see what I have accomplished every time I walk on a trail I have helped build."
"I took Electronics in high school, so it was easy for me to complete the Electronic Engineering Technology program at my local community college."
Resources for planning
Oregon Council on Developmental Disabilities: "Planning My Way to Work"
OHSU IDD: Roadmap and Transition to Support Services
National Gateway to Self-Determination: Interactive website for planning your independent life.
Explore Work: Interactive training modules that allow you to create a plan for work.
Oregon APSE: Resources to support employment first for those with developmental disabilities
OTAC: Oregon Training and Consultation for those supporting adults with disabilities
Autistic Self Advocacy Network handbooks:
Resources for finding work
Vocational Training, statewide programs
Oregon supported employment services
Community Connections Programs Easter Seals I-5 corridor
OR. Youth Conservation Corps programs by area
AmeriCorps for 18-24 year olds
Inclusion of resources on our site does not imply endorsement nor does exclusion mean we do not think it is valuable. We work to keep our list of resources current and relevant but it is not exhaustive.
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