Transition Plan

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Job / Career

1. The "starting out jobs" or "entry level jobs" I might try include:
Fast Food Worker,  Cook,  Construction Laborer,  Restaurant Busser,  Baker, 
2. The types of work I am interested in are:
Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources, 
3. My skills and strengths are:
Drawing,  Listening,  Getting along with others,  Bargaining/Negotiating,  Using a computer, being creative, 
4. The work skills I need to brush up on include:
Working fast enough, Making plans and/or carrying out my plans, Stamina and endurance (Sticking with it power), 
5. Some tips that could help me succeed at work are (ACCOMMODATIONS):
Write out clear rules for the job and keep them posted,  Take a time out when things get too stressful,  Ask for a flexible work schedule,  Find a mentor to help me at the work site,  Use cell phone reminder applications,  Get a simple routine set up,  Use checklists of tasks to do,  Ask to work at my own work pace, 
6. Some of the next steps I need to take to get a job include:
Write a resume,  Figure out what types of jobs I like,  Figure out what skills I have,  Try an internship,  Try a "job tryout" or "job shadow",  Call employers to ask if they are hiring,  Visit employers to ask if they are hiring,  Volunteer at a job I am interested in,  Buy some interview clothing, Learn to find and fill out applications, Learn how to apply for jobs on-line, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "60 percent ready" to take steps in this transition area. You have also listed several steps in this plan to increase your readiness to take steps in this transition area.

Education/ Post-Secondary Education/ Training

1. Careers that require two years of college that I would like to try include:
Registered Nurse,  Graphic Designer,  Website Developer,  Architectural Drafter,  Sound Engineering Technician, 
2. Trades that require technical school or an apprenticeship that I am interested in are:
Auto Body Technician/Painter,  Musical Instrument Repairer (Luthier),  Carpenter,  Commercial Photographer,  Commercial Artist,  Fashion Designer,  Cabinet Maker,  Tailor,  Dog Groomer,  Painter and Decorator,  Furniture Repairer, 
3. Professions that require 4 or more years of college that I would like to try include:
Counselor,  Architect, Writer/Mass Communications/Journalist,  Radio or TV Reporter,  Engineer,  Astronomer,  Plant Scientist,  Therapist, 
4. The following tips could help me do better at school (ACCOMMODATIONS):
Having open book/open note tests,  Using computer spell check and grammar check,  Retaking tests until I pass,  Not being penalized for spelling or grammar,  Using a calculator,  Being allowed to leave early when things are difficult,  Turning off flourescent lights, 
5. Skills that are hard for me at school include:
Class presentations,  Asking for help,  Getting people to understand me,  Speeches, 
6. The types of education and training I want to try after high school are:
Certificate Program,  Associate of Arts A.A. Degree-2 year program at a community college,  Bachelor of Arts B.A. Degree-4 year program at college or university,  Bachelor of Science B.S Degree-4 year program at college or university,  Master of Arts M.A. Degree-4 years plus 2 more years at a college or university, On-line learning, Private colleges and universities, 
9. Some of the next steps I need to take to be able to go to college or training after high school include:
Study and do homework (at least one hour of studying for each hour of college prep level classes), Visit college campuses, Visit college student support services for people with disabilities, Seek college accommodations for students with disabilities, Take some special education classes, 
10. Classes I need to take in high school to meet my future career and post-secondary goals include:
Speech, Art, Drama, Industrial Arts, Life Skills, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "18 percent ready" to take steps in this transition area. You have also listed several steps in this plan to increase your readiness to take steps in this transition area.

About Me

1. My hobbies are:
Playing basketball, 
2. The values that are most important to me include:
Openness: to be open to new experiences, ideas and options, 
3. Some of the things I am doing, or could be doing to have a positive healthy outlook include:
Attending a support group, 
4. My most positive personality traits are:
Determined, 
5. Things I do that cause me problems include:
I frequently have miscommunications, 
6. The best ways I learn are:
In a musical manner, 

Independent living

1. My goals are:
Get my degree,  Have a drivers license,  Help others who have my same difficulties,  Find medications that work for me,  Have enough money,  Fill my time with interesting activities,  Be respected by others,  Be happy,  Find a good friend,  Get my own house or apartment,  Find a job I like,  Socialize with friends and/or family,  Be a decent person,  Help my friends out when they need it,  Get more education,  Get credit for my ideas,  Have control over my own money,  Stay out of trouble with the law,  Have fun,  Not have others take advantage of me,  Be easy-going and calm, 
2. The types of places I want to live include:
With a roommate in an apartment,  Sharing a house with friends, 
3. Steps I need to take to live on my own are:
Eat better and healthy meals (stay away from junk food and fast food),  Exercise more (5 days per week for at least an hour),  Learn how to pay bills like, water, phone, gas, electricity, trash removal,  Make a list of household items I will need when I move out on my own,  Learn how to change a fuse or circuit breaker,  Figure out how much money I need to earn per month to meet my expenses,  Learn how to keep my car running safely,  Take a drivers education class,  Learn how to do my own taxes...W2, W4, 1040EZ, 1040, 1040A...,  Learn how to get car insurance,  Learn how to manage and save money,  Learn how to avoid buying things on credit,  Learn to register and license my car,  Learn how to deal with negative peer pressure from others, 
4. The types of transportation I use include:
Walking,  Using a car pool,  Getting rides from parents,  Taking trains, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "10 percent ready" to take steps in this transition area. You have also listed several steps in this plan to increase your readiness to take steps in this transition area.

Community participation

1. Ways I can advocate, stand up, speak up, and ask for what I need include:
Learn how to deal with difficult people,  Learn about the legal system and the law,  Know when to get a lawyer,  Be prepared,  Be a good listener,  Talk clearly and calmly,  Ask good questions,  Know my strengths,  Know my weaknesses,  Learn how to be assertive (yet not aggressive),  Ask teachers or others to write recommendations for me,  Learn how to file a complaint or a grievance if I am treated unfairly,  Practice asking for what I need in order to ask with confidence,  Find a mentor,  Know as much as I can about my medications and their side effects,  Learn about the legal system, rights, responsibilities and protections,  Learn how to have positive communication and relationships, 
2. I have been told I have one or more of the following disabilities:
Specific Learning Disability Thinking,  Specific Learning Disability Writing,  Autism Spectrum Disorder, 
3. Some of the next steps that I will need to take out in the community include:
Get a bank savings account, checking account and learn about loans,  Learn how to get medical and dental insurance,  Learn to use a post office,  Learn to dress for success,  Learn what to do in an emergency (medical, fire, weather, drowning, poisoning, natural disasters, etc),  Learn how to go to a restaurant,  Learn about chemical dependency help (AA, NA...),  Investigate a church, mosque, synagogue, religion or spiritual fellowship,  Get set up with a gym or recreation center,  Learn what to do in case I am ever charged with a crime,  Get set up with a barber or hair stylist,  Learn how to order things on-line,  Learn about different state, county and federal help agencies,  Get a copy of my social security card,  Learn good manners and people skills,  Get a copy of my birth certificate,  Get copies of my medical records and immunization history,  Take a self defense class,  Learn how to pay credit card bills,  Learn how to pay phone bills,  Learn how to use an ATM,  Learn how to repair things,  Learn how to get household things fixed (plumbing, electrical, or mechanical problems),  Learn to keep warrantees in a safe place,  Learn to use city, state, county and federal parks,  Learn how to avoid becoming a victim of a crime,  Learn where to get help if someone has been abused (physical, sexual or emotional),  Learn where to go if I have no money, shelter, food or clothing,  Learn how to get county financial help if I need it,  Learn how to be a good parent,  Learn how to vote in elections,  Learn how to set up child care,  Learn what to do if someone I know becomes pregnant,  Learn about contracts and leases,  Learn where to get help if someone I know experiences mental health symptoms like depression or anxiety, 
4. The following services or community resources may help me achieve my goals:
Employment Planning,  Physical fitness training,  Job coaching,  Independent Living Skills Program,  Life skill training,  Medical exam, 
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