Although High School students with disabilities may be planning for a different future than their typically developing peers, meaningful job-focused futures are within reach. Working alongside your staff, Cooke Institute consultants collaborate with you to develop a Vocational Skills program with Transition Services that best meet the needs of your high school students.
Cooke supports your school in developing a meaningful alternative post-secondary pathway program which prepares your students in becoming independent and contributing members of society and active participants in their community. Consultant services are customizable to fit your specific needs.
Some offerings include:
• Providing targeted, 1:1 coaching for job coaches, educators, and other role-specific support staff with the training they need to assist students while promoting independence.
• Designing and implementing Vocational Skills classes targeting technical and interpersonal skills necessary for success in any workplace.
• Identifying community partners who can provide robust internship experiences which hone in on student’s individual strengths and interests.
• Utilizing Assessment tools that capture meaningful outcomes demonstrating student progress.
• Guidance on person-centered transition support to young adults and their families focusing on hard and soft skills as they plan for an alternative post-secondary career path