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Education

  • High School Completion Options (Secondary School)
  • After High School (Post Secondary Education)
    • Life After High School Transition Tool Kit
      From New Hampshire's Parent Information Center, this tool kit has information for families about the IEP process and transition, things to consider and do during high school to prepare for life after graduation (69 pages).
    • Going to College
      This web site is for teens with disabilities who are preparing for college. It has information about using your strengths and learning styles to be successful; knowing what to expect in college classes; and preparing (including to-do lists for high school students) and applying for college.
    • College or training programs
      This 2-page document from the Pacer Center talks about the choices of going to work, getting into a certificate program, or going to college (from technical schools to universities). It also has things to consider if you decide you want to go to college now or later.
    • Education and training
      This web page Work Ability Utah talks about options for getting training like apprenticeships, on-the-job training, Job Corps, joining the military, and going to college.
    • Why go to college?
      This web page at Think College! helps you think about options for work, certificate programs, and college degrees and how many hours you would need to work to pay for your $15 music download.
    • Understanding college
      This web page at Think College! talks about differences between high school and college; how to get ready to advocate for yourself when you are in college; and more.
    • Paying for college
      This web page at Think College! talks about different ways to pay for college like waivers, dual enrollement (concurrent classes) in high school, scholarships, grants, work-study, and more.
    • College Information for Students with Disabilities
      This web page at College Scholarships.org talks about student rights, preparing for college, keys to success in college, and helpful organizations.
    • Affordable Colleges for Students with Disabilities
      This web page at AffordableCollegesOnline.org provides information about financing options, grants, online colleges, and job searches after graduation.

Last updated: April 10, 2014.
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