When most people think of what to do after high school, they envision college, but did you know that many of the "high demand" jobs do not require college or a degree? There are so many options for future careers that is can be chard to choose!One of the hardest things we do in life is to decide what to do for a career.
Below you will find several links that offer some career exploration activities and information. They will go over the expectations for college, or a career, as a person with a disability. In high school, students are able to receive many services through Special Education, however, once they graduate, Special Education ends. In college, your child can apply for some accommodations, but the ones that are available are very limited. Do your children know what accommodations they can and do receive?
Read the descriptions then click the links that are of interest to you.
Youthhood: From Childhood to Aduldhood Here you can start thinking about what you want to do for the rest of your life. This site offers information for high school students, finding/choosing a job, live tutorial chat, and planning for all aspects of your future.
Texas OnCourse: This resource explains graduation requirements, Persoanl Graduation Plans, endorsement pathways, college requirements and some career exploration options. It also has a MIDDLE SCHOOL option!!!
University HQ : Want to explore specific college pathways, find ways to help pay for college or just explore a varety of college options (from Certificates to PHD)?? Then this is a site to checkout!
Not sure what you want to do when you grow up???
Want more information about the job that you are considering?
Career One Stop has videos and information on requirements, job duties and videos of many career choices
Click the link to explore careers--> Career One Stop-Exploring Careers