Transition Success Stories
There’s a whole world of possibilities after high school! Check out these videos of self-advocates who’ve made successful transitions into adult life.
See how Melissa found her dream job thanks to her hard work and the help of the IRIS program.
See how Jonathan partnered with Project Search to get new skills and find work that he loves.
Thanks to her hard work, Alexis makes working at Best Buy even better for her coworkers.
Cullen is a gifted beader, and has turned that into a career selling beautiful, hand-made jewelry.
Ben’s an active member of his community, thanks to a little help from friends, family and others.
Dave loves working, and is valued both at work at and on the basketball team he helps coach.
Thanks to a few adaptations, James can share his skills with the insurance company he works at.
Alex is a talented artist who shares his love of theater with other self-advocates.
Project SEARCH is a national organization that connects local businesses with young adults with disabilities, who intern at the organizations. These Project Search interns gain new hireable skills, explore different types of work to find out what they enjoy doing, and have the opportunity to find meaningful employment after the internship is over. Below are videos from just a few of the Project Search programs throughout Wisconsin. Click on the videos below to see how Project Search helps self-advocates get ready to work!
Did you know that there are 30 Project Search programs throughout the state? Click here to see a list of all the places Project Search is located in Wisconsin!