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WorkAbility I Program

Special Education Transition 

"Transition planning is an essential step in preparing students with disabilities to assume adult roles. Transition planning should focus on students’ future goals, empowering them to create a personal vision and identifying opportunities to help them meet their current needs as they transition into postsecondary education and training, employment, and quality adult life."

Transition to Adult Living: An Information and Resource Guide

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004 requires:

  • Transition language in the IEP at age 16
  • Measurable postsecondary goals based on age-appropriate assessments related to: training, education, employment, and, where appropriate, independent living skills
  • A summary of performance upon school exit
SFUSD Special Education Transition Options

14-22 year-old WorkAbility I Training Program

WorkAbility I is a training program for special education students ages 14-22 designed to promote career awareness and exploration while students complete their secondary education program.

WorkAbility I provides students with opportunities for job shadowing, paid and non-paid work experience, and ongoing support and guidance from vocational personnel, for more information:

WorkAbiliity I Policies and Procedures

WAI Employer Packet 2018-2019:

WAI Intern's Application Information:

Please download completed application. Complete in blue or black ink. Make sure you include signed copy of SS card and current picture ID. All of these documents must be submitted with all required signatures before an application will be accepted.