7 Steps for Success – Council of Exceptional Children book – focuses on ensuring successful transition from high school to college for students with disabilities (includes a Transition Portfolio Checklist)
Career and Technical Education information – U.S. Department of Education
Famous People with Learning Disabilities – A Webquest – developed by Adam King
Going to College: a Resource for Teens with Disabilities – information about living college life with a disability. It’s designed for high school students and provides video clips, activities and additional resources that can help you get a head start in planning for college.
HEATH Resource Center at the National Youth Transitions Center – online clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities
compiled by Maria Paiewonsky
Staff from the Institute for Community Inclusion, at the University of Massachusetts Boston, asked 50 students with intellectual disabilities who have participated in inclusive college experiences to share how they perceive they have benefited from attending college. Below are some of their comments on six different aspects of college life.
Making the Transition from High School to College for Students with Disabilities – Checklist from National Center on Learning Disabilities
Preparing for College: An Online Tutorial – DO-IT (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking, and Technology) University of Washington
University of Minnesota