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Seeking Employment is from Susan Traugh’s Daily Living Skills series offering life skills and transitional skills for mild-to-moderately affected special needs students and general education students alike meeting federal mandates for transition services. These workbooks serve as both a traditional print version and an interactive version - using Adobe Acrobat Reader.


Like the other books in this series, it contains airy pages and bullet-point information for easy independent study, yet, these books, nevertheless, respect teens’ maturity and humor while presenting federally mandated transition goals and Indicator 13 skills needed for adult independence.


Workbooks are meant to be self-paced and adaptable with student interests and goals driving most units. Each lesson is taught in a short one-to-four page format with follow-up worksheets/activities to check comprehension.Real-worldd activities are provided whenever possible.


Lessons in Daily Living Skills Seeking Employment include:


  • Becoming Employed
  • What Kind of Job do I Want?
  • Getting Ready--What to Bring
  • How to Complete a Job Application
  • Plan of Attack
  • The Interview
  • Writing a Post-Interview Letter
  • Job Shadowing
  • A Word about FaceBook
  • Beware of Craig's List
  • Time is Money
  • Employer's 10 Pet Peeves--Tardiness, Timeliness, Procrastination, Bringing Drama, Abuse of Sick Leave, Poor Hygiene, Phone Calls, Manners, Politics & Religion, Negativity, and Station Tidiness


Additionally, this book provides a student grading sheet, answer key, and Parent Letter suggesting at-home activities for families in accordance with federal mandates.


A preview of this book is provided here, or sample the series with our free book, Doing Laundry.


Some titles in the Daily Living Skills transition series include: Building Character, Cleaning House, Doing Laundry, Dress for Success, Everyday Manners, Fair Fighting, Getting a Paycheck, Grocery Shopping, Interviewing Skills, Kitchen Basics, Making Conversation, Making Meals, Managing Stress, Nutrition, Paying Bills, Safe Dating, Staying Healthy, Time Management, Transportation, Voting, Who Am I? College and Career


A PowerPointt Presentation introducing the program to students, parents, and staff is available free of charge on this site.


Teacher’s Manual providing tips on implementation, federal transition goal codes, and written definitions of each standard addressed in each book, written ITP goals for each workbook is also available for purchase on this site.

Seeking Employment - 2 Workbooks

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