Transition Plan

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Job / Career

1. The "starting out jobs" or "entry level jobs" I might try include:
Fast Food Worker, Waitress/Waiter,  Cook,  Restaurant Host,  Coffee Shop Server,  Restaurant Busser,  Baker, 
2. The types of work I am interested in are:
Hospitality and Tourism, 
3. My skills and strengths are:
Serving others, 
4. The work skills I need to brush up on include:
Getting along with others, 
5. Some tips that could help me succeed at work are (ACCOMMODATIONS):
Ask for frequent check in times and feedback with supervisor, 
6. Some of the next steps I need to take to get a job include:
Ask friends and family if they know any employers that are hiring, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "49 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:
Accountant,  Financial Worker,  Computer Programmer, 
2. Trades that require technical school or an apprenticeship that I am interested in are:
Auto Body Technician/Painter,  Carpenter,  Cabinet Maker,  Taxidermist,  Painter and Decorator, 
3. Professions that require 4 or more years of college that I would like to try include:
Biologist,  Chemist,  Counselor,  Coach,  Accountant,  Marketing and Sales Director,  School Principal,  Geologist, 
4. The following tips could help me do better at school (ACCOMMODATIONS):
Making extra time for homework,  Taking notes as I read,  Having open book/open note tests,  Testing in a room by myself,  Getting the choice of a paper or speech,  Using a daily planner, calendar, small notebook or agenda,  Asking someone to read out loud for me,  Getting tests read to me,  Retaking tests until I pass,  Working in a quiet place,  Using color coded folders for different subjects,  Taking regular breaks,  Getting homework assignments ahead of time,  Listening to books on tape,  Asking for step-by-step directions,  Getting a daily schedule, reminders and rules,  Getting some one-on-one time with the teacher,  Ask to be in a study group, 
5. Skills that are hard for me at school include:
Spelling,  Getting things done on time,  Being neat,  Writing,  Following the rules,  Following written directions,  Following spoken directions,  Memorizing,  Class presentations,  Not interrupting people,  Being a leader in a group,  Listening,  Discussions,  Getting people to understand me,  Studying for tests,  Being prepared,  Math,  Reading, 
6. The types of education and training I want to try after high school are:
Community Education Classes,  Certificate Program,  Associate of Arts A.A. Degree-2 year program at a community college,  Bachelor of Science B.S Degree-4 year program at college or university, On-line learning, Public state university, 
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), Take a "preparing for college class", Visit college campuses, Attend college fairs, Visit technical colleges and trade schools, Visit community colleges, Get copies of my high school grades and transcripts, If received or receiving Special Education Services get a copy of my I.E.P. and three year assessment , Talk to an academic adviser at the college, Seek college accommodations for students with disabilities, Fill out college applications, Apply for work study/part time job, Apply for financial aid for college with FAFSA, Apply for grants and scholarships, Visit college websites, Complete any required admissions tests or placement evaluations, Take some special education classes, Take all special education classes, Learn and understand the very big difference between college and high school, Learn what the minimum high school grade point average or class rank is required for college, Learn what the minimum scores accepted for college on the SAT/ACT college entrance tests, 
10. Classes I need to take in high school to meet my future career and post-secondary goals include:
9th grade English, 10th grade English, 11th grade English, 12th grade English, Geometry, Government, Geography, Music, Physical Education, Health, Life Skills, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "56 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:
Going to movies,  Playing softball,  Playing football,  Working on computers,  Video games,  Playing soccer,  Working out,  Swimming,  Playing tennis, 
2. The values that are most important to me include:
Commitment: to stay with tasks & relationships,  Creativity: to have new and original ideas,  Achievement: to make important accomplishments,  Passion: to have deep feelings about ideas, activities or people,  Cooperation: to work collaboratively with others,  Independence: to be free from dependence on others,  Hope: to maintain a positive and optimistic outlook,  Humor: to see the funny side of myself & the world,  Ecology: to live in harmony with the environment,  Openness: to be open to new experiences, ideas and options,  Purpose: to have meaning and direction in my life,  Honesty: to be honest and truthful,  Adventure: to have new and exciting experiences,  Caring and Helpfulness: to take care of and help others,  Justice: to promote fair and equal treatment for all,  Responsibility: to make & carry out responsible decisions,  Challenge: to take on difficult tasks and problems,  Tolerance: to accept & respect those who differ from me, 
3. Some of the things I am doing, or could be doing to have a positive healthy outlook include:
Talking to friends,  Talking to a health care professional,  Talking to a therapist/counselor,  Using cell phone applications for stress reduction,  Writing in a journal,  Exercising, Eating healthy foods,  Using a light box,  Getting extra rest and good sleep,  Taking vitamins, minerals, herbal supplements,  Attending a support group,  Involving myself with the community,  Staying sober and avoiding drugs,  Reading self-help books,  Meditating,  Praying,  Practicing Yoga,  Surrounding myself with positive people,  Listening to music or playing music,  Going outside and getting out in nature,  Taking walks,  Keeping organized,  Wearing comfortable clothing,  Reading affirmations and positive quotes,  Setting and keeping appropriate boundaries,  Learning to work with my sadness, stress, anxiety or anger, 
4. My most positive personality traits are:
Active,  Ambitious,  Assertive,  Capable,  Careful,  Clever,  Concerned,  Confident,  Considerate,  Courageous,  Determined,  Energetic,  Focused,  Happy,  Imaginative,  Intelligent,  Mature,  Open,  Organized,  Patient,  Positive,  Reasonable,  Relaxed,  Reliable,  Resourceful,  Skillful,  Strong,  Thankful,  Thoughtful,  Trusting,  Trustworthy,  Understanding, Friendliness, Respectful, Honest, 
5. Things I do that cause me problems include:
I can get argumentative,  I can be annoying to others,  I can be difficult to supervise or work with,  I can be easily distracted,  I can be distracting to others,  I can get overly dramatic,  I can become easily bored,  I can have a hard time with criticism and rejection,  I can be irritable often,  I can make many mistakes,  I can over react to common stressors,  I can have a hard time staying on task,  I can be very rigid and rule bound in my thinking, I am not a self-starter, 
6. The best ways I learn are:
Writing, Speaking, Listening, In groups, By using step-by-step, math and logical processes, 

Independent living

1. My goals are:
Get my degree, Live on my own,  Have a drivers license,  Help others who have my same difficulties,  Have my own car,  Have enough money,  Do what I say I will do,  Fill my time with interesting activities,  Be respected by others,  Be happy,  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,  Feel like I fit in,  Have control over my own money,  Have other people off my back,  Stay out of trouble with the law,  Have fun,  Not need others to take care of me,  Not have others take advantage of me, 
2. The types of places I want to live include:
In my own apartment,  In my own house,  In a college dormitory,  Living at home with family help, 
3. Steps I need to take to live on my own are:
Learn how to pay bills like, water, phone, gas, electricity, trash removal,  Figure out how much money I need to earn per month to meet my expenses,  Learn how to do my own taxes...W2, W4, 1040EZ, 1040, 1040A...,  Learn how to buy a car,  Learn how to manage and save money,  Learn how to avoid buying things on credit, 
4. The types of transportation I use include:
Walking,  Riding my bike,  Taking the bus,  Getting rides from parents,  Getting rides from friends,  Driving my parents car,  Driving my own car, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "63 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,  Stay away from slang and swearing,  Avoid put downs and negative comments,  Ask good questions,  Know my strengths,  Know my weaknesses,  Understand and use my best learning styles,  Take a leadership role at my education planning meetings,  Discuss my goals and plans with my parents, teachers, counselors, social worker,  Learn how to be assertive (yet not aggressive),  Tell a trusted adult if I am being bullied or abused,  Ask teachers or others to write recommendations for me,  Learn how to file a complaint or a grievance if I am treated unfairly,  Learn more about my disability(if I have one) and learn its treatment & be able to talk about it,  Stay away from negative peer pressure and negative people, Know that if I want to go to college I must take college prep classes in high school, 
2. I have been told I have one or more of the following disabilities:
Specific Learning Disability Spoken Language,  Specific Learning Disability Listening,  Specific Learning Disability Reading,  Emotional or Behavioral Difficulties,  Speech or Language Impairment, 
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 about chemical dependency help (AA, NA...),  Get set up with a gym or recreation center,  Learn how to date,  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,  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 use the internet and social networks safely,  Learn to keep warrantees in a safe place,  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, 
4. The following services or community resources may help me achieve my goals:
Homework and Study Skill Training,  Education Planning,  Employment Planning,  Physical fitness training,  Computer training,  Job coaching,  Job readiness training,  Life skill training,  Job search assistance,  Social Skill Training,  Physical Therapy,  Guardian Ad litem, Social Worker/case-manager, 
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