Minnesota State Academies for the Deaf and Blind (MSA)
School to Adult Life Transition
Minnesota State Academy for the Deaf
615 Olof Hanson Dr, Faribault, MN, 55021
Distance: 1044 Miles
Coordinated activities are provided to students to teach the knowledge and skills needed for post-school activities. This can include such things as employment, further education, community experiences or living on your own.
Transition program is designed to prepare students to make a smooth transition from the world of school to adulthood.
Transition related and special activities and programs include:
* Academic support
* Career readiness and work experience
* Independence and living skills
* Community involvement
About This Location
Prepares students for employment, independent living and post-secondary education and training
Transition program consists of:
* Consumer education:
- Rational buying decisions
- Decision making
- Rights and responsibility
- Financial decisions
* Work experience:
- Career inforomation
- Job application and resume writing
- Job shadowing
- Self-advocacy regarding accommodations and requesting an interpreter
- Develop education and career goals
- Communication skills
- Critical thinking
- Deaf or hard-of-hearing
Minnesota State Academies
- Minnesota State Academy for the Blind 400 6th Ave SE, Faribault, MN, 55021
Other Services or resources
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HH-8000.8500-800School to Adult Life Transition Services Definition
Programs within the formal education system that prepare students with disabilities age 16 and older (and younger students, where appropriate) to make a successful transition to adult life. Transition services are provided while students are still in school, consist of coordinated activities, include both classroom instruction and related community experiences, where appropriate, and teach students the knowledge and skills they will need for postschool activities such as employment, postsecondary education, vocational training, integrated employment (including supported employment), continuing and adult education, adult services, independent living and community participation.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
Partial or complete hearing loss, generally in the severe to profound range, that is present at birth or occurs later in life. Functionally, individuals who are termed "deaf" are unable to hear well enough to rely on their hearing and use it as a means of processing information.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.
YG-8000.8000Students With Disabilities Definition
Students who have physical, sensory, developmental, cognitive, mental or emotional limitations which may affect their educational performance, their mobility or their ability to communicate.