Florida PYs 2020-2023 Published Approved

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j. 1. E. Who are youth with disabilities and students with disabilities, including, as appropriate, their need for pre-employment transition services or other transition services.

Current Narrative:

With respect to the needs of youth and students with disabilities in transition, the CSNA identified the following themes:

  • All of the five required pre-employment transition services represent significant rehabilitation needs of students with disabilities in Florida, with work-based learning experiences being the most significant and important need.
  • Transportation is a major barrier for students and their ability to experience work
  • The primary rehabilitation needs of youth with disabilities in Florida are work skills, soft skills, education, training and transportation.
  • Youth with disabilities in Florida need to develop the ability to advocate for themselves to ensure they have access to the same opportunities as their peers without disabilities.