Transition Services

Vocational Rehabilitation Transition Counselors

  • Work with the student to discover their interests and life goals while discovering the student's strengths. 
  • Work with the student and local schools to coordinate, develop, and implement pre-employment transition services which includes:
  1. Job Exploration 
  2. Workplace Readiness training 
  3. Work-based learning experiences
  4. Counseling on opportunities for enrollment in a comprehensive transition or postsecondary educational program at institutions of higher education 
  5. Instruction in self-advocacy 
  • Work with the community to discover resources to support the student in their training and development needs.
  • Work with identifiable resources necessary to help the student make a successful transition from high school to adult life.
Maryanne Caldwell, M.S., CRC
Transition Manager (statewide)

Youth Leadership Forum

The Youth  Leadership Forum (YLF) is a conference for youth and young adults with disabilities held annually at the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) campus. To apply to be a YLF Delegate or Peer Leader please fill out the form below. Form must be received by your ARS Transition Counselor no later than March 30, 2018.

YLF Application (Fillable Computerized Entry Form)
YLF Application (Print for Manual Entry)