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Transition Years (Ages 14 to 21)

General Information

  • Is this right for you? Find a wealth of information here.

  • The focus during these years of transition points to employment, independent living skills, and advocacy. Make the most of the services and programs available.

  • Find out what you qualify for and how Social Security can help you.

  • (This includes SSI) - Check eligibility requirements, whether you can apply online, and find employment support and work incentive program information.

  • The wallet card is a tool to be used by a teenager or an adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) or intellectual disabilities. Visit us to see how to apply for and use a card, when to use it, and tips on how to safely interact with law enforcement and first responders.

  • Helpful checklist and tools to aid in navigating the transition from school to adulthood. Starts at age 14.

Education Resources

Preparing for a Job

  • A team effort provides support and guidance to students with disabilities as they prepare to move from high school to the work place. Each student’s transition team includes the student, parents, school staff, and VR Counselors.

  • Looking ahead to employment services and what each agency does.

  • Local resources that assist with finding employment.