The Montgomery County Project (PM) focuses on the scopes of services in four specific areas, which are mentioned below.
First, serves as a resource/coordinator for the provision of transition services, which will facilitate the transition from the formal education system to work for Montgomery County residents with physical, mental, learning and emotional disabilities.
Secondly, will facilitate coordination with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), Montgomery County Government agencies, the employer community, and interested parent, consumer and community groups to improve vocational services and increase community employment opportunities. Of special note, the (PM) and Director of Transitions Services for Montgomery County meet to discuss specific high schools that will receive TA services which include presentations on various topics ranging from dream building, self-advocacy to employment.
Thirdly, works with MCPS to assure that transitional activities provided as part of the school curriculum are consistent with employment training opportunities and services in the community.
Fourth, conducts public information and awareness activities as well as, provide technical assistance to the employment community, vocational/employment agencies, educational, parent, student and disability advocacy groups, and other community organizations as appropriate.
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