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Going to College: Expanding Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Going to College: Expanding Opportunities for People with Disabilities

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Filled with case studies, best practices, program guidelines, and strategies, this is a required resource for anyone who educates or coordinates services for individuals with disabilities.

Readers will discover their part in helping young people gain access to a meaningful college education — one that promotes independence and responsibility, sharpens social skills, and builds a strong foundation for a successful career.

Professionals who work in high schools and colleges — including disability service coordinators, guidance counselors, administrators, and general and special educators — will use this important resource to:

  • help students make all of the necessary preparations, including selecting a college, applying, determining eligibility for services, and securing financial aid


  • create welcoming college classrooms through the use of universally designed instructional strategies, assessment methods, and accommodations and supports


  • address the specific needs of students who have psychiatric disabilities, learning disabilities and ADHD, and developmental disabilities


  • promote the important concept of self-determination to aid students in their transition to college life and professional life


  • learn studentsí rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act


  • help students practice for and make the transition to the working world, using resources such as internships, career centers, and business partnerships


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