Project SEARCH is an exciting and innovative new program that provides work and career development opportunities for adults and students with disabilities.
High School Transition Program: The High School Transition Program is a one-year education and internship program for students with disabilities who are in their last year of high school in Baltimore City Public Schools. The program, located at University of Maryland Medical Center, targets students whose main goal is to obtain a job with competitive pay. Programs are located at students whose main goal is to obtain a job with competitive pay.
The Adult Employment Program: The Arc Baltimore serves as the single point of entry for adults with disabilities seeking new job opportunities. The Adult Employment Program coordinator identifies current job openings and assists potential candidates with the recruitment process at the University of Maryland, The Founding Campus and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. The Arc provides on-the-job support (i.e. job coaching/training) and develops adaptations or accommodations that may be necessary for any selected Project SEARCH job candidate to master the given job requirements.
For more information, please contact Joanna Falcone at 410-706-5174.