Entrance Criteria

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Agree that this will be the last year of student services, and will accept diploma at the end of the school year. 

  • Meet eligibility requirements for Vocational Rehabilitation 

  • Meet eligibility requirements for the Developmental Disabilities Organization and other service providers for follow-along services (This is preferred but not necessary). 

  • Have independent personal hygiene and grooming skills. 

  • Have independent daily living skills. 

  • Maintain appropriate behavior and social skills in the workplace.

  • Take direction from supervisors and change behavior. 

  • Be able to communicate effectively. 

  • Utilize public transportation when available and participate in travel training to ensure success in using the bus independently. 

  • Have previous experience in a work environment (including school, volunteer, and paid work). 

  • Be able to pass drug screen, felony check and immunizations up to date.

  • Have the desire and plan to work competitively in the community at the conclusion of the Project SEARCH program.