Pre-employment transition coordination activities
(1)Pre-employment transition coordination activities include:
(a) Attending individualized education plan (IEP) meetings, when invited;
(b) Working with the local workforce development boards, one-stop centers, and employers to develop work opportunities for students with disabilities;
(c) Working with schools to coordinate and ensure the provision of pre-employment transition services; and
(d) Attending person-centered planning meetings for students with disabilities receiving Medicaid services, when invited.
(2) Each local office of the Program shall carry out pre-employment transition coordination activities:
(a) Attend individualized education program meetings for students with disabilities, when invited;
(b) Work with the local workforce development boards, one-stop centers, and employers to develop work opportunities for students with disabilities, including internships, summer employment and other employment opportunities available throughout the school year, and apprenticeships;
(c) Work with local education agencies, including carrying out activities under section 614(d) of the IDEA, to coordinate and ensure the provision of pre-employment transition services under 34 CFR §361.48(4)(a);
(d) When invited, attend person-centered planning meetings for individuals receiving Medicaid services;
(e) Pre-employment transition coordination activities may be tracked to a specific student. Program staff may attend individual education program or person-centered planning meetings for students whom they have not yet received a referral or application for services and join to provide basic information.
(A) These specific transition services shall benefit a group of students with disabilities or youth with disabilities that are not individualized services directly related to an individualized plan for an employment goal.
(B) Services may include, but are not limited to, group tours of universities and vocational training programs, employer or business site visits to learn about career opportunities, career fairs coordinated with workforce development and employers to facilitate mock interviews and resume writing, and other general services applicable to groups of students with disabilities and youth with disabilities.
Rule 582-150-0055 — Pre-employment transition coordination activities,