Parents, teachers, and mentors encourage teens with disabilities to participate in work-based learning experiences to more effectively promote them for young people with disabilities.
Students with disabilities show how they benefit from work-based learning experiences.
Employees with disabilities share how accessible technology benefits them in the workplace.
College students with disabilities tell about the value of work-based learning experiences and how to get these opportunities.
Employers in cooperative education, internship, and other work-based learning programs show how to fully include participants with disabilities.
Work-based learning experiences can help a student make career decisions, network with potential employers, select courses of study, and develop job skills relevant to future employment. Through the interaction of work and study experiences, students can enhance their academic knowledge, personal development, and professional preparation.