Career Readiness for High School Students: General Discussion

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Course Description: The employment rate for individuals with visual impairments is approximately 37% and remains relatively unchanged for decades. This course helps to guide educators to move beyond triaged transition planning with the goal of changing the trajectory for all students. Enroll to better understand what is meant by career readiness skills for high school students, shared responsibilities, and how to move quickly given short service times with students.

ACVREP credit hours: 1.5


  • Define career readiness.
  • Identify barriers of employment for individuals with visual impairments.
  • Examine a career readiness checklist for high school age students.
  • Describe how to embed career readiness skills within IEP transition plans.