Texas Tech project prepares special needs students for workplace

Texas Higher Education Journal-Many high school students have the opportunity to work while still in school, and employers are generally willing to hire them. But for students with autism or other special needs, the job outlook isn’t necessarily stellar.

Many high school students have the opportunity to work while still in school, and employers are generally willing to hire them. But for students with autism or other special needs, the job outlook isn’t necessarily stellar.

That scenario is changing because of a federally funded project through Texas Tech’s College of Education in partnership with Lubbock and Lubbock-Cooper Independent School District and the Texas Workforce Commission.

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