School to Work Transition Services Virginia Department of Rehabilitative Services

Transition Services assist students in the movement from school to the world of work and adult life. The Department of Rehabilitative Services (DRS) works together with students, families, schools and community agencies to provide services to support this transition.

DRS reccommends that students and families begin to make transition plans at least three years prior to exiting school. DRS provides information and outreach through:

  • Presentations to groups such as families and teachers
  • Technical assistance and individualized consultation
  • Education and training for schools and families