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Quest 1821

Purpose:
QUEST 1821 serves students who qualify for an 18-21 year old program through an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). The
program prepares students for post-secondary opportunities, such as living independently, obtaining a job, navigating the community, and
accessing local resources. 

QUEST 1821 provides students with a transition service that allows them to access the community, obtain and practice daily living skills,
and prepare them for life after graduation.

Who We Serve:
QUEST 1821 serves students in the Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth area who have 18-21 services identified in their IEP.
 
Service Provisions:
QUEST 1821 provides services as outlined in the IEP. These services may include:
  • Transition Services
  • Vocational Services
  • Speech
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Transportation
  • Assistive Technology
  • Recreation
  • Specialized Instruction
 
Example Skills:
  • Students will have the opportunity to develop daily living skills and skills to increase independence. The skills that may be introduced and addressed include: 
    Cooking
  • Grooming and taking care of personal image
    Cleaning
  • Developing a grocery list and shopping for items
  • Managing a bank account
  • Resume writing and job interviewing
  • Accessing community resources
  • Navigating the community
  • Paying bills
  • Developing a personal time schedule
  • Prioritizing tasks
  • Recreation and Leisure skills
 
Example Activities:
Students Students who attend QUEST 1821 will have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of activities. These activities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Community navigation activities
  • JCCC CLEAR classes
  • KCKCC Pioneer Career Center
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Community scavenger hunts
  • On the job training at a work site
  • Community Service Learning
  • Obtaining a state ID or driver's license
  • Establishing a bank account
  • Exploring housing options
  • Exploring job options
  • Connecting with outside agencies
  • Participating in local recreational activities such as bowling, fishing, hiking, etc.