My son is graduating this year. after years of dealing with the schools and IEP's, we find ourselves thinking what is next? My son is 19, high functioning. He is currently doing a job internship in the afternoons and has done so all this school year, working a couple of hours at various locations and back grounds to see what would be a good fit.
For those of you in the states, I would strongly recommend vocational rehabilitation. They do work with individuals with varying disabilities. My son has been thru the process, we came up with a job plan which includes for any new job a job coach who will go with my son to his place of employment and making sure that he doesn't have any questions and is doing the job correctly. it is much like an IEP. He, while still in school, and since in our area, is doing a job internship has been receiving pay for it thru vocational rehab.
for those that need a GED, they also offer services to help with that. and for those 21 and older, they do provide transportation to various job sites. I have found it to be a great program and would highly recommend it.
I made it to the end of the semester's classes and went to the doctor to find out I'm sicker than I thought I was. Respiratory infection, the trifecta: sinusitis, laryngitis, bronchitis, the whole thing, headed toward walking pneumonia.So I got antibiotics, steroids, a ton of medicine that knocked me out for the rest of the day yesterday and through the feverish night. My choice to live...