The District of Columbia Public Schools Office of Special Education and the District of Columbia State Transition Team are sponsoring a citywide Transition Fair

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“Making a Successful Transition From School to Adult Life” for students in special education and their families.

The District of Columbia Public Schools Office of Special Education and the District of Columbia State Transition Team are sponsoring a citywide Transition Fair “Making a Successful Transition From School to Adult Life” for students in special education and their families. This fair on December 8th from 4:00 to 7:30 PM, will be an opportunity to discuss career and educational opportunities with professionals in a relaxed, informal setting, and to find new options for students when high school is complete. Also find out about job training programs, housing, assistive technology and recreational opportunities. Find out about life after high school, and let the new year be one filled with promise.

Agencies and organizations will include: DC Rehabilitation Services (RSA), DC Center for Independent Living, DC Parks and Recreation, Inclusion Research Institute, Job Corps, Social Security Administration, Marriott Bridges, Department of Employment Services, United States Armed Forces, Melwood, SANZ School, Job Corp, ACT College, PG College, Center for Employment Training, University of the District of Columbia and many others.

All participants will be eligible for a free gift, and have an opportunity to win a free laptop. Come by and talk with others about transition, and learn what it is while enjoying some refreshments. The fair will be held at Thompson Elementary School Auditorium (215 G Street NE), which is just east of Union Station on the corner of 2nd and G Street (215 G Street NE).    The facilities are accessible, and for any other accommodations or questions, call 202.442.5488.

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