Real People, Real Jobs Real People, Real Jobs is a web site featuring employment success stories of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities working in paid jobs in their communities through the use of innovative front-line strategies. The purpose is to show what's possible for people with disabilities, their families, and front-line employment-support professionals.
Doors to colleges are opening for people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in many different ways all over the country. This website is designed to share what is currently going on, provide resources and strategies, let you know about training events, and give you ways to talk to others. The information is for transition aged students as well as adults attending or planning for college.
A Continuing Education opportunity offered at the Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale. STRIVE, Inc. is a private non-profit organization of parents and professionals dedicated to providing opportunities for young adults with learning disabilities to transition from school to post-secondary training, employment, and successful community living
Coaching, Mentoring and Personal Advocacy for College Students providing support in the DC/Northern VA area
College can be a trying time in any individual's life. For adults with Asperger Syndrome this experience can be overwhelming. This title in the new DVD series Asperger Syndrome and Adulthood focuses on educating professors, teaching assistants, and others on what it means to be a college student on the spectrum and how they might best be able to help them succeed. At just over 12 minutes in length, this video is long enough to give a concise introduction to life as a college student with Asperger Syndrome.