Please feel free to utilize the following resources to support your efforts in assisting people with intellectual/developmental disabilities gain meaningful employment.

EEC 2017 Warm Up Activities

  1. Warm Up Activity
  2. Internet Scavenger Hunt

EEC 2017 Roadmap and Employment First Priorities

  1. Road Map (11×17 tabloid)
  2. Road Map Script
  3. Employment First Recommendations and Subcategories

EEC 2017 Event Materials

Activity #1 – Age of Consent

  1. Age of Consent – Instructions
  2. Age of Consent – Worksheet
  3. Age of Consent – Timeline
  4. Age of Consent – Answer Key
  5. Age of Consent – Discussion Questions
  6. Charting the Life Course: Vision Planning Tool

Activity #2 – Sorting Out Legislation

  1. Sorting Out Legislation – Instructions
  2. Sorting Out Legislation – Cards
  3. Sorting Out Legislation – Hints
  4. Sorting Out Legislation – Answer Key
  5. Sorting Out Legislation – Discussion Questions

Activity #3 – Pre-Employment Transition Services (PETS)

  1. PETS – Instructions
  2. PETS – Fill in the Blank Worksheet
  3. PETS – Design Your Own
  4. PETS – Hints
  5. PETS – Answer Key
  6. PETS – Discussion Questions
  7. Pre – Employment Transition Services, OVR – 616, 12-15
  8. Secondary Transition Assessment & Activities Effective Practices Examples

Activity #4 – The OVR Process

  1. The OVR Process – Instructions
  2. The OVR Process – Script
  3. The OVR Process – Discussion Questions
  4. Transition Guide for Professionals, OVR – 802, REV 08-17
  5. EEC Handout A – OVR Functional Limitations Expanded
  6. EEC Handout B – Assessing Trial Work Experiences

Activity #5 – Interagency Service Highlights

  1. Interagency Service Highlights – Instructions
  2. Interagency Service Highlights – Info Hunt
  3. Handout C-1 – Disclaimer and Waiver v Non-Waiver
  4. Handout C-2 – ODP Service
  5. Handout C-3 – BAS Service
  6. Handout C-4 – MH Service
  7. Interagency Service Highlights – Answer Key
  8. Interagency Service Highlights – Discussion Questions
  9. Adult Autism Program Overview
  10. ODP Consolidated and PFDS Waivers
  11. OVR Rehabilitation Services Handbook

Breakout #1 – Service Planning Guide

  1. Service Planning Guide

Office of Developmental Programs (Bureau of Autism Services and Intellectual Disability Services)

  1. State Employment Leadership Network (SELN)
  2. College of Direct Support (CDS)
  3. Dual Diagnosis Information

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

  1. Rehabilitation Services Handbook
  2. Transition Guide for Professionals

Bureau of Special Education

  1. Secondary Transition Road Map
  2. The PA Parent Guide to Special Education for School-Age Children
  3. PA Secondary Transition Directory

General Resources

  1. Experience the Employment Connection: Acronyms
  2. PowerPoint Presentation – Final
  3. Agenda – Final
  4. Employment First Free Webinars
    1. Session 1: (February 2017) Communicating Discovery and Customized Employment to Individuals and Families
    2. Session 2: (March 2017) Engaging Families and Communities
    3. Session 3: (May 2017) Employment Networks & Ticket to Work

2016 Participant Contact Information

  1. 2016 OVR Participant Contact Information Spreadsheet