School To Work Transition

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Accommodations and Compliance Series: Employees with Learning Disabilities

2006

The article gives a general explanation of learning disabilities, states what is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and lists some accommodation ideas for the workplace. It includes several examples of job situations and how the employee was provided with an accommodation to help them succeed.

Administrators
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Building the Bridge Between Community College and Work For Students with Learning Disabilities

2002

This article presents information to assist students with LD, counselors and employers to build the bridge between community college and work. Students must learn to articulate how their LD impacts them in a variety of situations, especially those requiring learning and performing work related tasks. Preparing for job interviews, anticipating barriers throughout the employment process, and developing ways to mitigate these barriers are essential skills that must be learned.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
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Business Partners
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Charting the Course: Supporting the Career Development of Youth with Learning Disabilities

2010

This guide aims to help youth service professionals better understand issues related to learning disabilities so they can help youth with diagnosed and undiagnosed learning disabilities develop individual strategies that will enable them to succeed in the workplace.

Administrators
Teacher Trainers
Instructional Staff