Opening Doors for Work

Home > Youth > Toolkit

UPCOMING EVENTS

Click on a date for event details.

None available

Utah Department of Health Logo

Toolkit

The toolkit provides you, your family and teachers with resources to help prepare you for transition from high school. The topics of the toolkit are listed in alphabetical order. It is divided into the following sections:


Accommodations/Assistive Technology Students Parents Educators
AT Protocol for Transition Planning (xls) (pdf)
X
X
X
Disability Resource Guide
X
X
X
Hey! Can I Try That? (doc) (pdf)
X
Student Information Guide for Self Determination and AT Management (doc) (pdf)
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Advocacy/Disclosure Students Parents Educators
411 on Disability Disclosure (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
An Educational Journey from Self Discovery to Advocacy (doc) (pdf)
X
People First Language for Youth (doc) (pdf)
X
Person-Centered Planning-Tool for Transition (doc) (pdf)
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Assessment/Self-Evaluation Students Parents Educators
A Personal Checklist (doc) (pdf)
X
Basic Information & Skills Checklist (xls) (pdf)
X
Career Exploration/Vocational Assessment
X
X
X
Career Planning Begins With Assessment (doc) (pdf)
X
Checklist for Adult "Survival" Skills (xls) (pdf)
X
X
X
C.I.T.E. Learning Styles Instrument (doc) (pdf)
X
C.I.T.E. Learning Styles Inventory (doc) (pdf)
X
Establishing Transition Goals and Objectives Worksheet (doc) (pdf)
X
IEP Prep Sheet - Am I Ready for Work? (doc) (pdf)
X
Independent Living Skills Assessment Form (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Learning Disabilities Checklist (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Parent Transition Worksheet (xls) (pdf)
X
Parent/Guardian Questionnaire (doc) (pdf)
X
Parents as Partners in the IEP Process (doc) (pdf)
X
Social Skills Checklist (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Youth Transition Worksheet (xls) (pdf)
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
College/Financial Aid Students Parents Educators
40 Money Management Tips for College Freshman (doc) (pdf)
X
7 Alternative Ways to Pay for College
X
X
Are you Ready for College? Alternatives for the Unsure
X
X
Choosing a College That's Right for You
X
X
College to Career Planning Tool (doc) (pdf)
X
College Prep Check List (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Comparison Chart
X
X
X
Does Saving Affect Financial Aid (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Federal Financial Aid and College (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Funding Education Beyond High School (doc) (pdf)
X
X
How Do I Pay for College?
X
X
Navigating the College Transition Maze: A Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Student Job Description
X
Transition to College-Strategic Planning (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Understanding the Transition to College
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Community Living Students Parents Educators
Community Living
X
X
X
Living & Participating in your Community (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Utah Housing – Federal Credit Program (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Owning, Driving and Modifying a Vehicle
X
X
Disabilities/Disability History Students Parents Educators
Celebrity Quiz
X
X
X
Disability History: An Important Part of America's Heritage (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Disability Resource Book (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Disability Rights Movement
X
X
X
Donna Williams
X
X
X
Ed Roberts
X
X
X
Famous People with Disabilities Quiz
X
X
X
Gini Laurie
X
X
X
I. King Jordan
X
X
X
Jim Sinclair
X
X
X
Judy Heumann
X
X
X
Justin Whitlock
X
X
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Employment Students Parents Educators
10 Reasons to Volunteer
X
X
X
Creating a Path to Employment: Tips for Parents (doc) (pdf)
X
Employment
X
X
X
Employment Supports & Accommodations
X
X
X
Essential Skills to Getting a Job (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Informational Interviewing Sample Questions
X
X
X
Job Fairs (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Finance/Money Management Students Parents Educators
40 Money Management Tips for College Freshman (doc) (pdf)
X
Art of Budgeting Workbook (doc) (pdf)
X
Asset Building for Persons with Disabilities (ppt)
X
X
X
Financial Independence: How do I get There? (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Financing Your Future - Parents (doc) (pdf)
X
Financing Your Future Workbook (doc) (pdf)
X
Parent Brief on SSI (doc) (pdf)
X
Student Earned Income Exclusion (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Health/Fitness Students Parents Educators
Getting What You Need at Your Doctor Visit (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Healthy and Ready to Work – Changing Role for Families (doc) (pdf)
X
Healthy and Ready to Work – Changing Role for Youth (doc) (pdf)
X
What Does Health Have to do With Transition (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
High School/Transition Students Parents Educators
6 Areas to Think About as I Plan for my Future! (doc) (pdf)
X
Caring for Youth with Developmental Disabilities (doc) (pdf)
X
Consent to Invite
X
X
X
Dreams and Goals
X
X
X
Education and Training Timeline
X
X
Example of IEP Goal Tracking Sheet (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Exiting High School
X
X
X
Goal Tracking Sheet (doc) (pdf)
X
How can Parents Help with Transition
X
Letting Go
X
Making Dreams a Reality-Using Personal Networks (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Moving On for Parents (doc) (pdf)
X
Moving On for Youth (doc) (pdf)
X
Parents in Transition
X
Planning
X
X
X
Postsecondary Education and Employment Outcomes (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Roles and Collaboration in Transitioning to Postsecondary Education
X
X
Roles and Responsibilities
X
X
X
SMART Personal Goal Tracker (doc) (pdf)
X
Social Security Benefits for Youth in Transition (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Student Questionnaire – Transition Planning (doc) (pdf)
X
Tips for Teachers
X
Top 10 Things to Think About (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Tracking
X
X
X
Transition Action Guide (pdf)
X
X
X
Transition to Adulthood for Youth (doc) (pdf)
X
Transition Resources (SERC)
X
X
X
Transitioning From High School to Life
X
Transitions – Growing up and Away
X
Understanding the Transition Process (doc) (pdf)
X
X
When is work a Learning Experience? (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Who is the Student with a Specific LD (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Writing Transition Goals and Objectives (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Young People Transitioning to Post-Secondary School and/or Work
X
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Legal/Laws Students Parents Educators
A Parent Guide to Section 504 (doc) (pdf)
X
Differences in Legal Rights & Responsibilities in Secondary & Postsecondary Education (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
The ADA & Me (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Recreation/Leisure Activities Students Parents Educators
Website Resources
X
X
X
Social Security Students Parents Educators
Going to Work: A Guide to Social Security Benefits and Employment for Young People with Disabilities in Utah (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Social Security Disability
X
X
X
The Red Book
X
X
X
Website Resources
X
X
X
Social Skills Students Parents Educators
Bullying Among Children and Youth with Disabilities (doc) (pdf)
X
Improving Communication Action and Results (doc) (pdf)
X
Teaching Social Skills (doc) (pdf)
X
X
Teasing and Bullying (doc) (pdf)
X
X
X
Website Resources
X
X
X