Transition

Bureau of Labor Statistics has a really cool website with information on lots of careers. Don't miss the Occupational Outlook Handbook.

For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:

  • the training and education needed
  • earnings
  • expected job prospects
  • what workers do on the job
  • working conditions

In addition, the Handbook gives you job search tips, links to information about the job market in each State, and more. You can also view frequently asked questions about the Handbook.

Check Writing, Checkbooks, Checking account  This site will let you print blank checks, print a check register, and show students how to balance a checkbook. There is an interactive activity for filling in a check register.

High School To-Do Lists This Web site contains information about living college life with a disability. It’s designed for high school students and provides video clips, activities and additional resources that can help you get a head start in planning for college.

Learn Free  GCFLearnFree.org exists to serve the educational part of the GCF mission. We create and provide quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills necessary for them to be successful in both work and life. We believe there's freedom in the ability to learn what you want, when you want, regardless of your circumstances. That's why we're 'GCFLearnFree.org.'

Bright Outlook Occupations (From O*Net online) O*NET OnLine has detailed descriptions of the world of work for use by job seekers, workforce development and HR professionals, students, researchers, and more!

Sensory House (tab and enter) Go into the Sensory house, and click on Money Manager to get a nice little budgeting program. Enter your income and what you need to spend, and it will calculate your budget for you.

Transitioning With Technology 
Transitioning from the high school setting to postsecondary education, the workplace, and community living presents new challenges for students with disabilities. Find resources to help students become more independent with whatever comes next in their lives.
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