From the moment you became aware your child had a hearing difference, you’ve spent years scheduling appointments, attending therapy sessions, supporting your student, advocating for supports and services at school, teaching them to advocate for themselves, and now, you are ready to guide them as they explore post-secondary education opportunities, technical schools, incentives for employers, scholarships, and tools for exploring career.
For more information, email astra @ co-hv.org.
Colorado: Secondary Transition | CDE (state.co.us)
Accommodation and service example from Colorado College: Request for Accommodations and Services – DSV4-LionHead (accessiblelearning.com)
Common accommodations for colleges and technical schools:
ADA Effective Communication information
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National Deaf Center (NDC):
Belief and High Expectations, Key to Success: https://www.nationaldeafcenter.org/sites/default/files/asset/document/Key2-Expectations.pdf
Check out these tools to explore career possibilities that pique your interest and leverage your strengths!
50 Videos for Career Path Explorations | KQED
Video Library | Videos | CareerOneStop
O*NET OnLine (onetonline.org)
Working in Colorado:
Employment First Fact (EFF) Sheet: EFAP Documents and Reports | Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (colorado.gov)
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