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Transition Guide-EmploymentEntering the World of Work

A Guide to Employment Programs for Adults with Disabilities

Updated October 2019


Finding appropriate and fulfilling employment for individuals with disabilities can be daunting.  This guide emphasizes preparing the middle and high-schooler with ID/DD for the world of work.  For the most part, the audience for “Entering the World of Work” is parents who are supporting their young adult with ID/DD through the transition from sections about preparing for a particular job) is directed to the young adult him or herself.


Download your copy of “Entering the World of Work“.



Guides in Other Languages


•  Download “Employment –  Entering the World of Work” in Amharic
•  በአማርኛ “ቅጥር – ወደ ሥራው ዓለም” ማውረድ



•  Download “Employment –  Entering the World of Work” in Arabic
•  حمل “التوظيف – دخول عالم العمل” باللغة العربية


Chinese (Mandarin)

•  Download “Employment –  Entering the World of Work” in Chinese
•  下载“就业 – 进入劳动世界”的中文版



•  Download “Employment –  Entering the World of Work” in Korean
•  “고용 – 작업 세계로 들어가기”를 한국어로 다운로드하십시오.



•  Download “Employment –  Entering the World of Work” in Spanish
•  Descargue “Empleo – Entrar en el mundo del trabajo” en Español



•  Download “Employment –  Entering the World of Work” in Vietnamese
•  Tải về “Việc làm – Bước vào Thế giới Làm việc” bằng tiếng Việt




For further information on The Arc of Northern Virginia’s Transition POINTS program contact:
Diane Monnig, Transition Manager at 703-208-1119 x118 or email


For information about sponsorship opportunities to help support the expansion of Transition POINTS, please contact:
Howard Stregack, Director of Development, at 703-208-1119 x102 or email