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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

(507) 384-6600


Service Details


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.

Additional Information

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
* Careers
- Develop education and career goals
- Communication skills
- Critical thinking


  • Specialization
    • Deaf or hard-of-hearing 

Area Served

Minnesota State Academies


Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 384-6600
Video (507) 412-5129

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