Summer is a great season for youth and young adults to learn new skills outside of the classroom. For youth with disabilities and their families, transitioning into adulthood requires more careful planning. These resource links support workforce professionals and others to help ensure that youth with disabilities and their families have access to services that can facilitate a seamless transition during the formative years of development. 

Youth and the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

Work-Based Experiences for Youth

  • Youth Apprenticeship - This link includes resources to help grow the apprenticeship initiative targeted towards young adult population.
  • Youth Summer Jobs - ETA developed a list of technical assistance resources to help states and local workforce leaders, and youth program practitioners implement high-quality summer youth employment programs.

Employer Engagement Strategies

Trauma-Informed Resources