[nabs-l] It is a job not an internship.Re: Experience working with youth with high-functioning intellectual disabilities and autism and going on outings with them as a totally blind individual

Justin Williams justin.williams2 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 30 13:58:07 UTC 2017


All I got was your name just now.
 Justin

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Subject: [nabs-l] It is a job not an internship.Re: Experience working with
youth with high-functioning intellectual disabilities and autism and going
on outings with them as a totally blind individual



Amanda

> On Mar 29, 2017, at 9:52 PM, Justin Williams via NABS-L
<nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> 
> Good luck on the interview.
> I sure hope you get that. 
> How many children will you be responsible for?  Is this an internship, 
> or a job?
> If it's an internship, they probably shouldn't have you out there on 
> your own.  If it's too many people, they you should have some help.  
> You shouldn't have bu so many per person, clients to a professional 
> anyways. I'm just giving you food for thought.
> Justin
> 
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> Cape via NABS-L
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> Subject: [nabs-l] Experience working with youth with high-functioning 
> intellectual disabilities and autism and going on outings with them as 
> a totally blind individual
> 
> Hi everyone,
> I am going for an interview tomorrow afternoon for a youth worker 
> position for a social skills program for youth ages 12-17 to work on 
> their social skills and improve their confidence. I believe that one 
> of the activities done by the youth workers is to take the group on 
> outings to practice their social skills. Has anyone done this before and
what strategies did you use?
> I am concerned about this task and feel that the employer might want 
> to know how I would manage this type of task. Any advice would be 
> greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Amanda
> 
> Amanda
> 
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