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Transition to Adult Life


Post-Secondary Education Options

Career and Technical Centers
(Vocational Schools, Trade Programs, and Technical Schools)

Students with disabilities, like everyone else, should pursue the career they desire. Some careers require a license or some other kind of certification. Often, a specialized vocational school can provide this. Some of these programs may be located on a state college (community college) campus and be part of the state college system. Others might be separate schools of their own.

The kinds of occupations such schools provide training in are varied. Here is list to give you an idea:

  • auto mechanic
  • childcare worker
  • cosmetology
  • dental assistant
  • electrician
  • hotel and motel management
  • information technology
  • medical technician
  • paralegals
  • plumber
  • sign language interpreter