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High School Diploma/Equivalent

Greece Community Education

Greece Community Education, a self-sustaining division of the Greece Central School District, is one of the largest programs of its kind in New York State. The department has four components: Adult Literacy, Community Programs, EduCare (Before and Afterschool program), and Workforce Development. https://greece.augusoft.net/

Transition to Work

Project Search

Project Search is a high school transition program is for 18-21 year olds with intellectual and developmental disabilities that provides training and education leading to competitive employment. It serves as an alternative for students in their last year of high school. The Project SEARCH partnership involves a large business, a school district, a not-for-profit agency that provides employment supports for people with disabilities, state vocational rehabilitation services, and state offices for people with developmental disabilities. For more information, visit: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/strong-center-developmental-disabilities/programs/project-search.aspx

College Opportunities

Institute for Innovative Transition (IIT)

Funded by a partnership between the B. Thomas Golisano Foundation and the University of Rochester, the IIT provides support to community members in the Finger Lakes Region and throughout New York State to effectively address transition issues for individuals with developmental disabilities, ages 12 and older. Learn more about these programs at: http://www.nytransition.org/

ThinkCollege.net

ThinkCollege is a federally-funded coordinating center at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, brings together opportunities from across the country in one searchable website. Today, there are some 265 work-readiness college programs for students with intellectual disabilities - a big leap from 2004, when there were just 25. To learn more, visit: https://thinkcollege.net/