Transition Plan

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Job / Career

1. The "starting out jobs" or "entry level jobs" I might try include:
Painter,  Car Wash Attendant,  Teacher Assistant,  Camp Counselor,  Assembler, 
2. The types of work I am interested in are:
Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security, 
3. My skills and strengths are:
Playing sports,  Helping others,  Caring for people,  Listening,  Getting along with others,  Leading,  Calculating, Working well with people who are different from me, 
4. The work skills I need to brush up on include:
Working well enough, Making plans and/or carrying out my plans, 
5. Some tips that could help me succeed at work are (ACCOMMODATIONS):
Write out clear rules for the job and keep them posted, Use notebooks and sticky notes to remember,  Take a time out when things get too stressful,  Ask for frequent check in times and feedback with supervisor,  Use cell phone reminder applications,  Keep an emergency contact list of names and numbers to contact at work,  Ask for clear time frames and deadlines, 
6. Some of the next steps I need to take to get a job include:
Volunteer at a job I am interested in, Take a career class, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "16 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:
Graphic Designer, 
2. Trades that require technical school or an apprenticeship that I am interested in are:
None, 
3. Professions that require 4 or more years of college that I would like to try include:
Secondary Education Teacher,  Lawyer,  Special Education Teacher, 
4. The following tips could help me do better at school (ACCOMMODATIONS):
Taking notes as I read,  Using a daily planner, calendar, small notebook or agenda,  Using computer spell check and grammar check,  Working in a quiet place,  Using color coded folders for different subjects,  Sitting near my teacher,  Sitting in the front of the class,  Highlighting important parts of what I read or study, 
5. Skills that are hard for me at school include:
Memorizing,  Class presentations,  Speeches,  Math, 
6. The types of education and training I want to try after high school are:
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, Community College, 
9. Some of the next steps I need to take to be able to go to college or training after high school include:
Consider free remedial education in math, reading and writing before attending and paying for them at college, Talk to a high school guidance counselor, Visit college campuses, Visit community colleges, Get copies of my high school grades and transcripts, Fill out college applications, Apply for financial aid for college with FAFSA, Complete any required admissions tests or placement evaluations, 
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, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, Biology 1, Chemistry, Physics, History, Government, Geography, Economics, First year of foreign language, Second year of foreign language, First year of computer technology, Second year of computer technology, Speech, Art, Physical Education, Health, Consumer Science, Consumer Math, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "100 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,  Hiking,  Art,  Canoeing/kayaking/boating,  Surfing,  Camping,  Reading,  Photography,  Swimming, 
2. The values that are most important to me include:
Commitment: to stay with tasks & relationships,  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,  Purpose: to have meaning and direction in my life,  Stability: to have a life that stays fairly consistent,  Honesty: to be honest and truthful,  Caring and Helpfulness: to take care of and help others,  Responsibility: to make & carry out responsible decisions, 
3. Some of the things I am doing, or could be doing to have a positive healthy outlook include:
Using cell phone applications for stress reduction, Eating healthy foods,  Staying sober and avoiding drugs,  Going outside and getting out in nature,  Taking walks,  Wearing comfortable clothing,  Learning to work with my sadness, stress, anxiety or anger, 
4. My most positive personality traits are:
Concerned,  Considerate,  Determined,  Focused,  Mature,  Patient,  Positive,  Reasonable,  Relaxed,  Reliable,  Resourceful,  Skillful,  Strong,  Thankful,  Thoughtful,  Trustworthy,  Understanding, Respectful, Honest, 
5. Things I do that cause me problems include:
I can get stuck in complaining,  I can be distracting to others,  I can be very forgetful,  I isolate often,  I lose things often,  I can be unassertive with others, 
6. The best ways I learn are:
Hands on and by doing, Reading, Listening, 

Independent living

1. My goals are:
Have a drivers license,  Help others who have my same difficulties,  Get my own house or apartment,  Find a job I like, 
2. The types of places I want to live include:
Sharing a house with friends,  In a college dormitory, 
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),  Learn to wash my clothes,  Learn how to do my own taxes...W2, W4, 1040EZ, 1040, 1040A..., 
4. The types of transportation I use include:
Walking,  Driving my own car, 

According to the information you have provided in this section, you have indicated that you may be at about "100 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,  Know when to get a lawyer,  Avoid put downs and negative comments,  Learn how to be assertive (yet not aggressive),  Learn how to have positive communication and relationships, 
2. I have been told I have one or more of the following disabilities:
None, 
3. Some of the next steps that I will need to take out in the community include:
Learn to dress for success,  Get a copy of my social security card,  Get a copy of my birth certificate,  Volunteer, 
4. The following services or community resources may help me achieve my goals:
Counseling,  Therapy, 
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