Welcome to the APH ConnectCenter Transition Hub
For school-age youth with blindness or visual impairments, planning for graduation and life after college brings up a lot of questions…
- What’s going to happen after high school?
- Do I have what it takes for college? Am I ready to work?
- What will my first job look like?
- How will I get to work?
- Will my blindness prevent me from being successful at University and at work?
- What skills do I really need to live on my own, and be successful!?
- Do I have the digital proficiency to perform research and conduct field projects?
- What is student earned income anyway
What is Transition?
The road to college and career begins with the APH ConnectCenter Transition Hub. Thrive into your future by planning now. The first step is the biggest step to a future with unlimited opportunities and potential. Your first step is exploring the APH Connect Center Transition Hub, where you can look for information about transition programs that emphasize empowerment, career exploration, and work experiences for teens and young adults who are blind or visually impaired.
What is the APH ConnectCenter Transition Hub?
Along with the APH CareerConnect website which offers students, families, teachers, and rehabilitation professionals tons of resources on career exploration and planning, The APH ConnectCenter Transition Hub provides a searchable database to facilitate connections to local rehabilitation and transition agencies across the country. Whether you’re looking for experiences with independent living, career exploration, self-advocacy, or paid and unpaid work; the APH ConnectCenter Transition Hub is for you.
In its first year, the Transition Hub is launching with over 35 transition programs from across the United States. This is only the beginning, and the Transition Hub will evolve to include information on additional partnerships. Bookmark and visit this page frequently for up to date and latest program information.