Transition Services

Mrs. Lisa O'Brien - Transition Support Teacher

L. O'Brien

Email: Lisa_M_OBrien@mcpsmd.org

Telephone: (301) 610-8158

 

  • Resources for students and transition services
  • 2018-2019 TIPS (MCPS Transition Information for Parents & Students) 
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    Montgomery College Disability Support Services night

    Wednesday, March 20 - 7 – 9 pm

    Montgomery College, Rockville Campus

    More information can be found on this flyer.  

     

    Pre Employment Transition Services: Outcomes Summer Program for Juniors & Seniors

    Two, 4-week summer sessions - Information Flyer

    (Funding is available through MD DORS Pre Employment Transition Services to qualified students)

    Outcomes has partnered with a local retailer & is offering a training and hands-on experience for students with disabilities ready to learn about the world of work. Outcomes' professional employment specialists will support the growth and learning of work skills that are essential to workplace success. Session includes working at a store in the community to apply, practice, and improve job skills learned at Outcomes. Located at Outcomes, with other supervised training days off site.

    ·         Career mapping

    ·         Interpersonal skills

    ·         Conflict resolution

    ·         Self-advocacy

    ·         Travel training

    ·         Increasing productivity

    ·         Problem solving

    ·         And more!

     

    Coming soon

    MCPS Transition Services Career Fair Field Trip

    @ Universities at Shady Grove, Rockville

    SAVE the DATE: Tuesday, April 16, 2019 from 10:15 am —1:00 pm

     

    Youth Leadership Forum held at Towson University, June 19-22 (http://www.innow.org/ylf.html)

    Application due Friday, March 8: Click here for the 2019 YLF Application.

    Who?: High school juniors and seniors with disabilities

    CURRICULUM

     

    • Find your unique strengths and develop skills to be a leader in your community
    • Encourage civic engagement through learning about the legislative process and how to change problems in your community
    • Develop communication skills through social activities, role play and discussion
    • Learn about Disability Culture and the Americans with disabilities Act
    • Play games around the history of disability and explore technology and adaptations for people with disabilities
    • Explore and develop plans for the future
    • Experience "college life" through a stay at one of Maryland's universities
    • Meet professionals with a wide range of careers in Maryland who have disabilities
    • Discuss independent living and future plans with peers and facilitators to develop goals and paths to success

     

    SELECTION CRITERIA

     

    • Must be in their final two years of high school
    • Applicant accomplishments and leadership potential
    • Academic achievement
    • Community service
    • Participation in school and community activities
    • Disability diversity
    • Ethnic and racial diversity
    • Geographic representation

     

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