What Strategies Foster Success?
As with any group of students, Transition students display a range of abilities, skills and personality traits. The following description may not apply to all Transition students. Listed are helpful techniques supervisors may incorporate in their teaching that can help the student be successful. It is always recommended to maintain ongoing communication with the Internship Coordinator via the routine visits, e-mail and telephone calls to insure that questions or problems can be addressed as soon as they arise.
Click the behavior that most concerns you.
- Difficulty multitasking
- Difficulty understanding abstract ideas/ concrete thinking
- Difficulty understanding or accepting their limitations
- Low self esteem/lack of confidence
- Lack of independence
- Limited social skills/lack of social interaction
- Inappropriate behavior/responses
- Poor judgment
- Easily distracted/short attention span
- Difficulty following directions
- Difficulty prioritizing work
- Rigidity/difficulty transitioning from one task to another
- Difficulty with punctuality and attendance
- Poor attitude and effort
- Low motivation/Lack of initiation
- Difficulty remembering steps or directions
- Perseveration and impulsivity
- Increased anxiety in new situations or when presented new tasks