Promising Practices Transition Sites
Orange County resources related to the transition of students with disabilities are provided in multiple categories in the box to the right. Some resources may be included in more than one category.
Employment Program Resources
Southeast Orange | email@example.com
West Orange | firstname.lastname@example.org
Downtown Orlando (administrative offices only) | email@example.com
Provides a full array of employment and training related services for job seekers, workers, youth and businesses. May include Disability Program Navigators, Vocational Rehabilitation counselors and Veterans Services on site.
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
Tremayne Simpkins, East Orlando Supervisor
Samantha Cloyd, West Orlando Supervisor
Tamara Lawyer, Winter Park Supervisor
Works with people who have physical or mental disabilities to prepare for, gain, or retain employment and find meaningful careers
Job Corps Centers in Florida
Provide comprehensive residential education and job training for youth ages 16 through 24; the upper age limit may be waived for applicants with disabilities. Training accommodations are available. Students are usually matched with programs in their interest areas and near their residences
Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)
Contracted through Brevard Achievement Center, Inc.
Sarah Jones | firstname.lastname@example.org
(321) 632-8610 ext. 217
Works with people with disabilities on Social Security Act benefits, eligibility and planning, work incentives, career development and job placement