Kevin Smith, left, gives state Sen. Frank Lasee a tour of Appletree Kennels in Sturgeon Bay. Also shown is Appletree owner Bob Desotelle, who received a Governor's Award last year during Disability Employment Awareness Month for his work with longtime employee Smith.
Transitioning into the world after high school graduation involves a lengthy list of potential challenges as well as opportunities for every student. For students with disabilities, planning ahead for that transition can help make the experience better.
Exploring the transition from school to work for youth with disabilities is the topic for discussion from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday at Prince of Peace Church during a Café Conversation hosted by the Door County Department of Human Services.
"We are so eager to encourage conversation about school to work efforts," Cindy Zellner-Ehlers, ...