Get a job in high school.

Young woman with Down syndrome at an interview.

You don’t have to wait until you finish high school to get a job. Many students work part-time in high school, and you can also get a job right now if you are ready to work.

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Work Early, Work Often video series

Work Early, Work Often video series [link] Highlights the importance of work and work-based experiences, particularly for young adults with ...
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Understanding Volunteering

Understanding Volunteering [link] Describes the benefits of using volunteering as work experiences for youth with disabilities ...
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I Want to Work Handbook

I Want to Work Handbook [link] This book helps you go through different activities to find out what jobs you ...
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National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability [link] Many resources for youth with disabilities about getting work. They also share ways ...
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Community-Based Work Transition Program

Community-Based Work Transition Program [link] Helps students get skills and training to find jobs starting the last two years of ...
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Get the Job…Keep the Job! Video

Get the Job…Keep the Job! Video [link] Gives video examples of how to go to a job interview and ...
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