The MPH Transition Academy started in the spring of 2021, with the purpose and vision of creating a program to provide transitional resources and trainings to individuals with intellectual disabilities ages 16-28. Through this program our participants learn and put into practice various aspects of transitional learning that will allow them to be successful in life after High School, living on their own, or just to live more independently.
Participants work on how to make, spend, and save money. Along with covering budgeting basics, participants will have the opportunity to discuss the impact finances can have on a persons future.
- JOB PREP
Participants will practice interview questions, develop a resume, and prep clothes to wear to an interview. They will then get the opportunity to have mock interviews with business owners from the community, as well as hands on job experience with Yum Yum Junction in Guthrie, serving ice cream and working in their shop for one of the sessions.
- DAILY LIVING
Participants will work on their ability to complete various daily living tasks within their homes, such as folding laundry, cleaning, making their bed, and cooking meals. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss and evaluate what future living arrangements may look like for them.
Participants will look at how to fill their time when they are not at work, school, camp, or other organized activities. They will have exposure to a variety of independent recreational activities that they may consider participating in as an adult.