Planning for Postsecondary Education
Postsecondary Support Services Fact Sheet: This fact sheet is available to provide you with questions commonly asked by individuals with disabilities when they are preparing for college. Click here to view the Postsecondary Support Services Fact Sheet (PDF).
The Division of Rehabilitation Services (DORS) has programs and services that help high school students with significant disabilities move to higher education, vocational training or employment. Click here for more information on the Division of Rehabilitation Services.
Full Life Ahead Foundation Transition materials: This workbook was developed for youth and their families to prepare for the transition process. Download the pages that would be useful for you! Click here for more information on the Full Life Ahead Foundation.
Federal Financial Aid and College: An Overview for Students with Disabilities: HEATH's annual revision of this popular resource guide is now available. The 2007 edition contains completely updated and revised information to help individuals with disabilities to seek and obtain financial assistance for postsecondary education. Click here to view the Creating Options: 2007 Financial Aid for Individuals with Disabilities.
The Maryland Department of Disabilities and the Maryland Higher Education Commission also developed a financial aid fact sheet for students with disabilities. Click here for more information on Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities.
Disability Support Services
Career Planning Begins with Assessment: A Guide for Professionals Serving Youth with Educational and Career Development Challenges: The best decisions and choices made by transitioning youth are based on sound information including appropriate assessments that focus on the talents, knowledge, skills, interests, values, and aptitudes of each individual. This guide serves as a resource for multiple audiences within the workforce development system. Click here to view A Guide for Professsionals Serving Youth with Educational and Career Development Challenges.
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