the Summer Series
We are so excited!
We are so ready to work on essential skills that predict higher life outcomes!
The Current Problem:
The pandemic put off in-person training and support
General lack of functional transition training and skill development in high school
Limited time! You are a busy and engaged caregiver with a finite amount of time.
A trained transition specialist leading your loved one in teaching transition skills
Our Summer Series focused on Transition Skills! This series supports and educates teens and adults with disabilities on gaining critical transition skills for long-term success.
This will be held at our downtown Raleigh, NC office.
The summer series is a six-session series where we work with participants to teach and work on essential transition skills based on predicting factors for high-quality adulthood.
Employment Skills: resume development, interview skills, social skills in the workplace & self-advocacy at work
Safety & Technology Skills: social media, computer safety, and phone safety
Healthcare Skills: basic first aid, scheduling appointments, understanding health insurance, & filling out medical forms
Home Independence: kitchen safety, hygiene skills, and dressing
Managing Your Life: Schedules, organization, money knowledge, and budgeting
This series is for individuals 17-50 with a disability.
Each participant needs to be able to communicate their learning and thoughts, whether using expressive verbal language, written expression, or through an AT device; participants need to independently participate with the content and engage with fellow cohort members. The content will be written and visual, using both pictures and symbols.
Participants can complete job applications and feel confident in a job interview.
Participants have an awareness of online and in-person safety skills
Participants learn how to schedule a doctor's appointment and complete medical forms.
Participants gain kitchen safety skills.
Participants learn how to manage a schedule, use a calendar, or find out what helps them stay organized.
Seats are minimal, so make sure you register today!
Where & When:
Cohort 1: 8:30-9:45 am; 6/16, 6/30, 7/14, 7/28, 8/11, 8/25
Cohort 2: 5:30-6:45 pm; 6/19, 7/3, 7/17, 7/31, 8/14, 8/28
Ready to reserve a spot for your teen or adult? Register now!