The Choice Group is partnering with The Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI) to provide Pre-Employment Transition Services to blind, vision impaired and deafblind students.These community based services are available to students year-round.
The goal of the Pre-ETS program is to develop innovative program initiatives which include:
The Choice Group’s Pre-Employment Transition Services provide the student with highly individualized opportunities to prepare for transition into competitive and integrated employment.
DBVI and The Choice Group are committed to informing students age 14 through 21 who are blind, vision impaired and deafblind about these unique opportunities. Students who have open Vocational Rehabilitation cases as well as those who are potentially eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation services are able to participate. In order to provide information on these services, The Choice Group is able to present at transition fairs or other local school events.
The curriculum will equip the student to be more confident and proactive in transitioning to employment and training is available in the following areas:
The goal of these activities is to prepare students for work experiences in the community that are either unpaid or paid. At the completion of the program,The Choice Group will provide a digital portfolio to each participant in flash drive format containing recommendations and resources.
For more information please contact:
Chris Lavach, M.S.
Director of Community Services
(804) 278-9151 or toll-free at 1-877-374-5312
4807 Radford Ave # 106,
Richmond, VA 23230
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