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Transition Guide-EmploymentEntering the World of Work

A Guide to Employment Programs for Adults with Disabilities

Updated: August 2018


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