Students with disabilities

CAPD is here to help students with diverse abilities to feel empowered as they navigate internships, graduate school, full-time employment, fellowships, professional development and more. We look forward to getting to know you and our advisors can support you on your career journey from exploring your options, to finding internship/job opportunities and negotiating offers, to preparing for graduate/professional school and beyond!

Delivering Jobs

Best Buddies, Special Olympics and Autism Speaks, in partnership with the Entertainment Industry Foundation, are teaming up to launch Delivering Jobs, an inclusion campaign dedicated to creating pathways to one million employment and leadership opportunities for people with autism, intellectual …

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Career Planning for People on the Autism Spectrum

As autistic kids graduate from high school and enter adulthood, parents ask, “What’s next?” Some will go to college, others won’t, but many will want to enter the work force.

But what kind of work is the individual suited for? …

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Preparing for Employment with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

The unemployment statistics for those with autism is in the range of 70 – 80%. Reading such a statistic makes one ask, “Why is this so?”

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Pennsylvania’s Secondary Transition Guide

This website, which is continually updated, provides youth, young adults, parents, and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress towards post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.

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The Best Schools

Business is the most popular major in the country, as reported by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). This popularity is because business graduates join one of the broadest employment fields and earn higher-than-average salaries.

For students pursuing a …

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