Youth Transition Services Easter Seals Massachusetts

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Contact Information

Easter Seals Massachusetts
Contact: Eric Oddleifson, Assistant Vice President of Assistive Technology and Community Support Services
Email Address: transition@eastersealsma.org
Phone: 800-244-2756 x330
Alternate Phone: 508-757-2756
Fax: 508-831-9768

484 Main Street, 6th Floor Worcester, MA 01608
Area Served: Central

Map Location Youth Transition Services

Narrative

 

Easter Seals Youth Transition Services

Providing transition services to assist youth with disabilities through:

  • Comprehensive Transition Assessments  and
  • Individualized Transition Coaching

 

Coordinated Assessments (roadmap):

 

Transition

  • Age-appropriate, student-centered
  • Transition Planning, including Post-Secondary Vision/Goals in Education/Training, Employment and Adult Living
  • Transition focused IEP goals
  • Provides a guideline for students, parents and educators to use when planning for appropriate and realistic employment goals

Assistive Technology/Augmentative and Alternative Communication/Curriculum Access

    • Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Evaluations for students with expressive communication and comprehension needs
    • Assistive Technology (AT) Evaluations for curriculum access for students with technology access and educational technology needs to plan for independent living, higher education and work

Vocational

    • Appropriate vocational development activities and transition service recommendations are identified for the student
    • Provides a guideline for students, parents and educators to use when planning for appropriate and realistic employment goals

Rehabilitation Therapy/Evaluations

    • Occupational Therapy/ Physical Therapy/ Speech Language Pathology

Transition Coaching supports (journey):

  • Personalized real-world learning experiences in employment and independent living
  • Building self-determination and advocacy skills through experience and exposure to new challenges
  • Assisting families and youth with navigating and coordinating the complex maze of adult services

Easter Seals Transition Services are designed to work with youth and families to develop a road map, and provide the guidance necessary for a successful journey.

 

                                  

Service Types

  • Case Management
  • Job Support
  • Job Training

Program Type

  • Education
  • Transition
  • Vocational

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22

Accessibility Features

  • Services at Home
  • Services at School

Additional Information

  • Fees: Personal Funds