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Florida Developmental Disabilities Council

The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council was established in 1971 to help plan individual and family-centered supports for persons with disabilities in Florida. The Council also guides the development and administration of services for people with developmental disabilities by planning and funding research, innovations, and programs designed to improve the quality of their lives.

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Florida Center for Students With Unique Abilities

The purpose of the Florida Center for Students with Unique Abilities is to provide financial support so students with intellectual disabilities have opportunities for on-campus college experiences and employment opportunities through degree, certificate, or nondegree programs.

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Heath Resource Center

The HEATH Resource Center is an online clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. Since 2000, the HEATH Resource Center has served as a national clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities, managed by The George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development. Now, The HSC Foundation has partnered with The George Washington University to expand the content of this resource and to designate it as the official site of The HSC Foundation’s National Youth Transitions Center.

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What's a Plan Got To Do With It, Got To Do With It?

Participants will explore the value of having a PLAN before working with various agencies during transition.

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On Campus Transition (OCT) Residential Program At The District on Kernan Parent Handbook

This handbook provides parents with needed tools to help their students transition to on-campus living.

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Residential Realities: Learning Independent Living Skills through Real Life Experiences

This presentation highlights the opportunities available to students choosing to participate in The Arc Jacksonville On Campus Transition program on the subject of independent living.

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Checklists for College-bound Students with Disabilities

Provides checklists for students with specific disabilities that describe resources and services to investigate, people to contact, information to share, behaviors to practice, and more.

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Differences between High School and College

Compares high school and college by a number of factors such as level of responsibility, class size and format, faculty interaction, grades, resources and supports, attendance, time management, and more.

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To-Do Lists for College-bound Students

Provides lists of activities and student-directed IEP decisions for students in middle school and in each year of high school.

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Big Future

This website allows college-bound students to create an account to map out their plan to go to college and explore careers.

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Big Future-For Educators

This website helps educators assist their students in planning for the future, relating to college and career plans.

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Going to College: A Resource for Teens with Disabilities

This website is divided into three sections: My Place, where students learn how to use their strengths, learning style and interests to set goals for college; Campus Life, where students can find out what to expect in college and what professors will expect from them; and Planning for College, where students learn what you can do now to prepare for and apply to college.

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This session gives parents with secondary students an inside look at the vast differences between secondary and post-secondary school experiences.

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The Parent Handbook for the On Campus Transition Residential Program at the District on Kernan

This handbook is a parent’s guide to the On Campus Transition Residential Program option for students with intellectual disabilities attending the University of North Florida.

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Strategies for Success in Inclusive Post-Secondary Programs: Book I: A Handbook for Parents

This Kindle book is intended for families with a young person headed for an inclusive college program. Each of the five strategies presented is supported by several Power Plays–baby steps in the right direction as your son or daughter with developmental delays gets ready for one of the new inclusive programs offered on more and more college and university campuses.

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Postsecondary Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

This presentation from the 2014 Florida CASE 17th Annual Summer Leadership Institute details the consortium objectives as well as provides an update of existing programs and student outcome data collected in Florida.

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Providing Student Vocational Supports Using Continuing Education

This presentation outlines the plan to begin building your post-secondary program using continuing education as the primary support.

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Setting Up Student Orientations for your Program

This presentation discusses summer orientations that serve to acclimate new students to the two programs offered by both institutions.

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Introduction to Post Secondary Education

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