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Useful Resources for Students Considering College

National Drop Out Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities


Programs/strategies related to student retention and graduation, including the use of assistive technology and instructional technology to facilitate student academic performance.
www.dropoutprevention.org/NDPC-SD/index.htm

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.
www.ncset.org

 

National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities

This 192 page resource contains answers to counselors’ most frequently asked questions about postsecondary opportunities for students with disabilities. Students and their families are encouraged use the toolkit to help guide their transition planning for college and career.
www.heath.gwu.edu/node/15

National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition

Information about standards for transition programs
www.nasetalliance.org

Social Security Online

Access to Social Security information including publications and forms.
www.ssa.gov


U.S. Department of Education

Info for students with disabilities who plan to attend Postsecondary education; helps students understand their rights and responsibilities when entering postsecondary education.
www.ed.gov

Disability Information

Disability Info provides quick and easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits. You can begin your search by visiting any of the nine subject areas at the top of this page.
www.disability.gov

 

 

The following websites show the local resources for the state of Georgia.


Georgia Tools for Life

Information regarding assistive technology for all disability groups, also serves as a source of advocacy and instruction in self-advocacy
www.gatfl.org

 

Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Services

A good overview of services provided by Vocational Rehabilitation
www.vocrehabga.org


Self-advocacy

-   Provides training so that youths can become strong self-advocates & leaders.
-   Develops a model of successful strategies. Builds a strong network to expand/sustain transition opportunities for youths.
www.self-advocate.org

www.ldpride.net/selfadvocacy.htm

http://www.cmhsrp.uic.edu/download/sd-self-assessment.pdf

 

 

 

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