When a student reaches 14 years of age, their educational team starts to look ahead to life after school. Will the student wish to pursue college? Trade school? Enter the work force? Are these even options for children with Usher syndrome? Of course! This is the time when your child should start to take the reigns on learning to advocate for themselves, if they haven't already.
Your teenager may want to check out our section "Just for Young Adults."
This tool was created to meet the needs of all young adults with deaf-blindness regardless of individual characteristics or cause of deaf-blindness. The use of the tool should result in an accurate assessment of best practices that have and have not been addressed and help to identify areas where additional planning and programming are needed.