Below our links to resources that we have compiled to support our CEO Mentors. Many of these resources are not specific to the CEO Program, rather they are tools that can be used by anyone who is interested in better understanding career focused mentoring for students with disabilities.
The CEO Intern Project Bank includes short project outlines that can be used in a variety of office settings. Feel free to use and/or modify these projects as you see fit.
This short handout includes strategies for working with youth with disabilities as well as some generic information on disability disclosure.
This comprehensive workbook provides information about disability disclosure, perceptions and misconceptions, advantages and disadvantages, as well as rights and responsibilities under the law. This is a long document, but it is a must read for mentors who are not well versed in disability disclosure practices.
This purpose of this document is to help those who work in mentoring programs serving youth with disabilities understand the following disability-related concepts and information: 1. Labels, language, and portrayal. 2. Disability definitions. 3. Accommodations and assistive technology. 4. Legislation relevant to people with disabilities.
This handout provides guidance on building and maintaining relationships.
This resource covers the basics of goal setting and decision making. This resource may be useful when setting goals for your intern’s career focused project
This resource is adapted from the “Employers’ Guide” Building a Quality Internship Program” created by UNLV Career Services and includes a checklist, common concerns, as well as a learning objectives worksheet
This resources offers tips for maximizing the potential or your employee with autism and fostering a supportive work environment.
Disability fact sheets (below)