Transition from School to Adult Life for Young People with IDD/MI

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This session will detail the steps to be considered when assisting youth with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities and Mental Illness to transition to adult life and enter a fulfilling career path. The areas of transition will be explained and the 3 components of the Career Development process will be detailed. This session will highlight how this process can positively impact a student with IDD/MI. We also will review major federal regulations related to transition and career development activities.

Daniel Baker, PhD; NADD-CC, The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, NJ.

Produced in 2015