Work experience while in high school is one of the top predictors of employment success after high school for youth experiencing disabilities. The Division of Vocational Rehabilitation has a robust summer work program helping 200 disabled youths across 17 sites in Alaska. Advocates say this resource is great for youth, their parents and for Alaska employers. 

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  • Jim Kreatschman, Youth Transition Program Coordinator, Alaska Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)
  • Sierra Jimenez, Assistant Director, Southeast Alaska Independent Living (SAIL)
  • Zuly Pitre, Counselor, Lower Kuskokwim School District

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