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

Employment Seeking Info for individuals with Disabilities:

Funding Strategies for Students with Disabilities:

Heath Resource Center

On Campus Outreach: Fact Sheets on supporting transition best practices…

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability –

Teachers and Faculty on Accommodating Students with Disabilities

Teens with Disabilities – Transition Planning – A searchable database of college programs and other resources for youth with intellectual disabilities who are considering college.

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.

Transition to College or Work

Other Useful Links:

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.

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.

Links from NICHCY.   New!

Transition 101

Everyone should start here!—Transition Resources for Parents

Resources for Students

Transition Resources for Professionals

Transition and Specific Disabilities

Connecticut Resources:

A Directory of Transition Programs in College, University or Community-Based Settings in Connecticut at

BUILDING A BRIDGE From School To Adult Life For Young Adults With Disabilities In Connecticut