How to expand job training for students with disabilities

Workforce training and job placement are sometimes limited for students with severe autism and intellectual disabilities, writes Susan Senators, a mother of an adult son with severe autism who works with the Community College Consortium on Autism and Intellectual Disabilities. She notes that while public schools may not have the funds to bolster onsite job training, they should consider working with local community colleges, which can help create legitimate career pathways for students with disabilities.

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