Transition services prepare young adults exiting the public school system
to secure meaningful work. Services assist students and their family in
building a bridge from high school to adult employment programs. Support
is provided to coordinate funding between the Developmental
Disabilities Administration and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Individual Supported Employment (IE):
Services are a part of an individual's pathway to employment and
are tailored to individual needs, interests, abilities, and
promote career development. These are individualized
services necessary to help persons with developmental
disabilities obtain and continue integrated employment at or
above the state's minimum wage in the general workforce.
These services may include intake, discovery, assessment, job
preparation job marketing, job supports, record keeping and
support to maintain a job..
Group Supported Employment (GSE):
Services are a part of an individual's
pathway to integrated jobs in typical community employment.
These services are intended to be short term and offer ongoing
supervised employment for groups of no more than eight (8)
workers with disabilities in the same setting. The service
outcome is sustained paid employment leading to further career
development in integrated employment at or above minimum wage.
Examples include enclaves, mobile crews, and other business
models employing small groups of workers with disabilities in
integrated employment in community settings.
Community Access (CA):
Services are individualized services provided in typical
integrated community settings for individuals in retirement.
Services will promote individualized skill development,
independent living and community integration for persons' to
learn how to actively and independently engage in their local
community. Activities will provide opportunities to
develop relationships and to learn, practice and apply skills
that result in greater independence and community inclusion.
These services may be authorized instead of employment support
(Individual Employment, Group Supported Employment or
Pre-Vocational Services) for working age individuals who have
received nine months of employment support, haven't found a job
and decide not to continue looking for work.