Quicklinks
Career Exploration Websites
Career exploration websites
  • Accommodations and the job: DOL
  • United States Department of Labor: Link
  • Career cluster inventory: iseek careers
  • Explore career clusters you can pursue in high school: Achieve Texas
  • Heath Resource Center at the National Youth Transitions Center: HEATH
  • O'Net Interest Profiler: My Next Move
    • Other ONet interest inventory options: Link
  • Texas Career Check, a tool to explolre careers and education options in Texas: Link
  • Texas site where students can explore the costs of living: Reality Check
  • Texas Workforce Solutions' employment exploration document: HS-HG
     

    Curriculum, activities and lessons
    • A unique online program that utilizes iTunes University to teach a 17 unit course. E-Mentoring Program (EMP) 
    • Comprehensive online text book and lesson guide for gaining work skill knowledge with 4 units and 16 chapters: Entering the World of Work
    • Comprehensive online text book and lesson guide for exploring career options with 5 units and 16 chapters: Exploring Careers
    • Eight unit lesson manual for teaching about: Disability Disclosure
    • Financial education lessons (7 activities) designed for elementary students (links will download files): Student Workbook Teacher Guide
    • Nineteen minute video with discussion guide created by the Texas Council of Developmental Disabilities: The Next Step
    • Series of links to helpful webpages that can be used for guided lessons (9 lessons): DO-IT
    • Soft skills training created by the Department of Education (30 lessons): Skills to Pay the Bills
    • Texas Workforce Solutions' career lessons workbook: When I Grow Up
    • Web design curriculum for youth with disabilities (8 units): Web Design and Development I
    • Work and social skills lessons for students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (10 lessons): WoW
    See also "Self-Advocacy and Self-Determination Education Resources"

    Agency Help
     
    Texas Workforce Commission provides employment training, support, and placement for everyone including people with mild disabilities: 

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