Frequently Asked Questions


 

What is Doors 2 Life?


Doors 2Life is a website dedicated to helping students, parents and employers understand the transition process better.  The website contains "doors" specific to these segments of the population and each are filled with information particular to their interests and needs.



What is Transition?


Many individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability (I/DD) and their families deal with uncertainty when high school ends.  What's next?  Transitioning from high school to post-secondary education, employment, or independent living in the community can be full of excitement, hope, and anticipation.  This also includes challenges, as individuals with I/DD deal with learning new skills, facing fears, and overcoming bias.



Why is Transition Important?


People with I/DD and their families represent millions of potential employees, community members, taxpayers, and customers. We all benefit when individuals with I/DD successfully transition into employment or further their education so they can lead self-determined lives, fully integrated into their communities!