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Project SEARCH Mission

High school and adult transition that works! 

The Problem

  • Lack of basic skills

Societal attitudes

Confusing array of services


The Approach

    • Total workplace immersion

 

    • Transformational organization collaboration

 

    • Focus on employment in complex, systematic jobs as the measure of success


The Inputs

      • Skills training. Provide real work experience through internships to acquire competitive work and employment skills.

     

      • Employment. Help interns find and secure a real job.

     

      • Follow-along. Support graduates on the job and help them advance where possible.

     


The Outcome

Helping people with intellectual and developmental disabilities find and keep meaningful, satisfying employment.