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Vocational/Educational Evaluations & Assessments

Evaluations & Assessments are administered to clarify career goals and identify strengths and weaknesses as they relate to vocational success.

Evaluations & Assessments are administered to youths and adults with disabilities to determine skill levels, aptitudes and interests to clarify career goals and identify strengths and weaknesses as they relate to vocational success while providing information relevant to instructional planning and remediation. A variety of career assessment and vocational evaluations, as well as individualized evaluations for students including Level ll and Level lll school evaluations and the Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery Revised, are conducted at The Viscardi Center.

Learn more about Career Assessments for people with disabilities.  

Learn more about Level ll and Level lll Assessments for children with disabilities

Learn more about the Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery Revised for high school and college students with disabilities 

Service Contact

Alice Muterspaw
Associate Vice President, Vocational Services
516.465.1490
amuterspaw@viscardicenter.org

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“Navigating for the Future” Business Skills Program

“Navigating for the Future” Business Skills Program prepares participants for a variety of positions in a modern business office by teaching them practical job skills through the use of state-of-the-art technology and business software.

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“At-risk” Youth and “With Promise” Youth Programs

Designed for students with and without disabilities identified as “at-risk” or “with promise” enrolled in high school, the program focuses on improving attendance and self-esteem while showing how education impacts employment through work opportunities and exposure to post-secondary institutions.

School-to-Work Transition

Youth Transition Services

Youth Transition Services for students with disabilities gives them an understanding of the relevancy of education and how it relates to employment. The program focuses on career development, employment preparation, independence and community integration, as well as motivation and self-esteem.

Young girl with a dog sitting on a desk. Community work experiences include job coaching/shadowing and travel training.

Youth Transition CDOS Program

The CDOS Program is structured to ensure students meet all of the work readiness requirements specified by the State of New York, including stipulated work-based learning hours and lesson plans based on the academic standards set.

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Youth Transition Afterschool Program

The After-School Program is an exciting addition to our wide array of Youth Transition Services Programs and offers unique learning opportunities, addresses areas of social development and keeps students engaged in meaningful activities at the end of the school day.

SSI/SSDI Benefits Planning

This program, for people with disabilities receiving Supplemental Security Income and Social Security Disability Insurance, covers benefit options available through the Social Security Administration’s work incentive programs so they can make informed choices regarding potential work activities.

Return to Work Initiatives

Return to Work initiatives are designed to facilitate the earliest possible return for injured or ill workers to the workforce and to reduce the risk of an on-site injury or accident from occurring again.

Middle School Education

Middle School Education

The middle school program (grades 6 to 8) at the Henry Viscardi School offers children with physical disabilities a challenging academic curriculum that prepares them for high school. Personal growth and leadership development opportunities are also available during these transition years.

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Job/Vocational Training

Job and vocational training prepares people with disabilities for a variety of workplace settings, including printing, packaging and mailroom, retail sales, and food service, as well as the interview process.

Job Posting Service

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Job Coaching and Supported Employment

Job Coaching and Supported Employment

Job Coaching and Supported Employment helps individuals with disabilities seek out and develop jobs and also provides on- and off-site assistance so that they fully understand their responsibilities and can be successful in the workplace.

Information Services

The National Business & Disability Council offers an information hotline staffed with knowledgeable information specialists who can offer guidance on a variety of disability-related employment issues. A monthly e-newsletter and exclusive website provide members with additional resources.

Information Services

The National Business & Disability Council offers an information hotline staffed with knowledgeable information specialists who can offer guidance on a variety of disability-related employment issues. A monthly e-newsletter and exclusive website provide members with additional resources.

High School and Post 12th Grade Education

High School and Post 12th Grade Education

The high school program at the Henry Viscardi School provides a fully-enriched academic curriculum that assists students with disabilities in achieving a Regents or Local diploma and developing life skills, while empowering them to become active, independent and self-sufficient young adults.

Evaluations for Students with Disabilities

Evaluations for Students with Disabilities

Evaluations, such as The Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery, are administered to high school and college students with disabilities to identify specific weaknesses that may interfere with academic success while providing information relevant to instructional planning and remediation.

Employment Placement Services

Employment Placement Services

Our Employment Placement Services Specialists assist youths and adults with disabilities, aging individuals and veterans in conducting efficient job searches by identifying work preferences, matching job skills with market needs, improving interview techniques and developing effective resumes.

Employment Initiatives

The National Business & Disability Council assists human resources and diversity professionals in developing a proactive plan to assure they are taking all the actions necessary to address the recruitment, hiring, retention, and advancement of people with disabilities within their companies.

Employer Disability Initiatives

The National Business & Disability Council is a comprehensive resource for companies looking to develop, implement and grow solid disability programs. Services include employment initiatives, consultation, customized training and workshops, accessibility surveys and information services.

Employer Disability Initiatives

The National Business & Disability Council is a comprehensive resource for companies looking to develop, implement and grow solid disability programs. Services include employment initiatives, consultation, customized training and workshops, accessibility surveys and information services.

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