Our Youth Developmental Disabilities —con’t
Academic indicators include, but are not limited to:
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Poor performance on group or individual tests Reversal in reading /writing Difficulty in copying accurately from a model
Difficulty listening and following verbal or written instruc- tions
Behavior that interferes with student learning
Life After School Students with a disability and who have been in the public school program have a transition plan as part of their program. The plan is a part of their IEP (Individualized Educational Plan) ser- vices and contact with a VESID counselor would have been made through the school. VESID will work with other agencies that can help your adolescent plan for a career or work with employ- ers or colleges to make sure that he/she receives reasonable ac- commodations when needed.
Contact your school first to see what resources they have available
E. John Gavras Center
Options for Independence
VESID (NYS Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor)