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The 20th Anniversary Family Cafe Videos

The VR Kids Menu Smorgasbord

The Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) has increased the menu of programs and services that Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) can offer to students with disabilities 14-21 years of age. This presentation will walk through all of the Pre-Employment Transition Services and Transition Youth Programs available to help youth transition into training, education, and employment beyond high school. New, faster, easier ways to access services will be shared. We will also discuss the wide variety of Transition Youth Programs specially catered to serving youth with the most significant disabilities.
 
 

When You and the School Disagree

When disagreements occur over special education services or when you believe that the school is not meeting its legal obligations, there are various options available to help resolve these disputes. This session provides an overview of the dispute resolution options available to parents and guardians at the local, district and state levels.
 

Meet Dr. Verra-Tirado, Chief, Bureau of Exceptional Education and Student Services, Florida DOE

Dr. Verra-Tirado provides an update on the latest initiatives and activities of the bureau, which administers education programs for students with disabilities, coordinates student services throughout the state, and participates in multiple inter-agency efforts designed to strengthen the quality and variety of services available to students with special needs.
 

Get the Skills to Land your First Job or Advance in Your Current Job

Many of us think of skills as special skills that are needed to complete a job, such as a pilot’s ability to fly a plane, or a mechanic’s ability to repair a car. However, many of the most important skills needed in today’s workplace are those that help us work well with others, manage time and resources, or adapt to change. These are “Soft Skills” and this workshop will review the importance of having those essential soft skills to get and keep a job.

Get the Skills to Land your First Job or Advance in Your Current Job

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