Transition: Services for Youth with Hearing Loss
Do you have a hearing loss? Do you need specific career planning information that will help you better prepare for higher education or for employment considering your hearing loss? Do you have questions about disclosing your hearing loss? How should you handle this? Do you know which jobs require minimal use of hearing? How do you find out? How do you assess your best employment options considering your hearing loss? If you go to college or university, will you have access to appropriate accommodations (i.e. notetaking services)? How do you know if the college or university provides good access services? What is the best technology available to improve your communication access? This website will provide you with the answers to many of your questions.
Youth Transition covers a range of services that support and empower youth with hearing loss. First, we encourage you to make use of regular assessment and career planning tools that are readily used by all students. If you are not able to get answers there, then there are specific self-assessment tools and materials that may help you establish short-term and long-terms planning with your training and employment goals. This site is designed for a broad range of persons with hearing loss regardless of communication preferences. We've made sure you can find the specific topics catered to your needs.
Youth Transition is broken into the following main groups: