Parents

Sometimes, learners need a little extra help staying on track, learning challenging concepts, or generalizing concepts beyond the screen. Parents can work confidently with their children with one-on-one support to deepen the Virtual Job Coach learning experience.

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Why it Works

  • Designed by people with disabilities, for people with disabilities.
  • Research-based, research-validated approach and content.
  • Incremental instruction illustrating skills and strategies step by step.
  • Video models, graphics, and audio playback on every screen to support audio-visual learners.
  • Clutter-free workspace minimizes distractions and supports sensory needs.
  • Partner support guides help parents deepen learners’ understanding.

How it Works

  • The learner works at his/her own pace, completing each module and unit step-by-step, or skipping around to focus on what’s important to him/her.
  • The parent uses Partner Support guides in English and Spanish to work one-on-one with the learner, stimulating meaningful discussion, practicing social skills using role plays, and completing real-world explorations to extend learning beyond the screen.

What You Get

  • 29 Career Planning and 58 Job Search Skills modules including 30+ hours of instruction and 25+ video models
  • Writable PDFS the learner can use and reuse to get and stay organized
  • Coming Soon: 50+ Workplace Skills modules addressing communication, collaboration, self-regulation, and self-advocacy in the workplace
  • Internet-based instruction available 24-7, accessible on any device using supported browsers
  • Partner support guides for each unit in English and Spanish including discussion questions, role-play scripts, and real-world explorations.

 

Check out the results of our Independent Learning Pilot and Blended Learning Pilot.

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