Educational or Vocational Resources

Some young adults continue to pursue higher education. Public colleges typically have a program through which students with a documented disability may request accommodations. The Department of Rehabilitation offers a variety of options for those who wish to pursue employment. There are also programs funded through the regional center that are available to those who have completed their public educational program.

After leaving school, adults who wish to become employed may be eligible for Supported Employment services. Supports could include job development, job coaching, transportation, specialized job training and supervision. Micro-enterprise options are possible with the option of micro-loan funding of business ideas. Also Work Activity Programs and Vocational Training/Habilitation Programs provide options for paid employment. The Service Coordinator can provide information on how to participate.