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Creating the Perfect Storm: Developing Meaningful Vocational Experiences for Youth with Complex Needs

October 25, 2021

Video: Creating the Perfect Storm

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Presenters: Kathy Kleiser and Josh Welhener, Transition Coordinators with the Greene County Board of Developmental Disabilities

Developing vocational experiences for students with developmental disabilities, including youth with complex needs, requires attention and planning to a variety of important areas. Explore the importance of starting early, the relationship between work experiences and self-determination, and making the experiences intentional and authentic leading to paid employment. Gain insights into the important of collaborating with families and community agencies for successful employment outcomes.

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