Links for Older Students Receiving Special Education Services


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AHEAD – the premiere professional association committed to full participation of persons with disabilities in postsecondary education    http://www.ahead.org

Employment Seeking Info for individuals with Disabilities:  http://www.diversityworld.com/Disability/jobdev.htm

Funding Strategies for Students with Disabilities: http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/financial-aid.html

Heath Resource Center  http://www.heath.gwu.edu/

On Campus Outreach: Fact Sheets on supporting transition best practices…   http://www.education.umd.edu/oco/training/pubs/factsheets/index.html

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability –  http://www.ncwd-youth.info

Teachers and Faculty on Accommodating Students with Disabilities
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Faculty/
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Prof/proflinks.html

Teens with Disabilities – Transition Planning    http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art33519.asp

ThinkCollege.net – A searchable database of college programs and other resources for youth with intellectual disabilities who are considering college.
http://www.thinkcollege.net

Going to College is a new Web site with information about living college life with a disability.  It is designed for teens with disabilities and provides video clips, activities, information, and additional resources that can help students get a head start in planning for college. www.going-to-college.org.

Transition to College or Work
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/college.html
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/survival.html 
http://www.ncset.org/

Other Useful Links:
http://www.washington.edu/doit/Resources/Links/general.html
 

Success stories:

On-Campus Outreach (OCO) provides information and support to programs
and personnel that provide services to public school students ages 18-
21 with significant disabilities in post-secondary settings such as
colleges, universities, or other community locations.
http://www.education.umd.edu/oco/

The Baltimore Transition Connection (BTC) partners with Baltimore
City Community College, Coppin State University, and John Hopkins
University to support students with intellectual disabilities at
these schools where they access campus activities, facilities,
college courses, employment, and the Baltimore community.
http://www.transcen.org/success/btc.html

Links from NICHCY.   New!

Transition 101
http://www.nichcy.org/resources/transition101.asp

Everyone should start here!—Transition Resources for Parents
http://www.nichcy.org/resources/transition_parents.aspTransition

Resources for Students
http://www.nichcy.org/resources/transition_students.asp

Transition Resources for Professionals
http://www.nichcy.org/resources/transition_professionals.asp

Transition and Specific Disabilities
http://www.nichcy.org/resources/transition_disab.asp

Connecticut Resources:

A Directory of Transition Programs in College, University or Community-Based Settings in Connecticut at http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/special/Transition_Dir.pdf.

BUILDING A BRIDGE From School To Adult Life For Young Adults With Disabilities In Connecticut http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/special/BuildingABridge.pdf.

CONNECTICUT’S TRANSITION TRAINING MANUAL and RESOURCE DIRECTORY
http://www.state.ct.us/sde/deps/special/Transition_Manual.pdf.