This presentation provides information for teachers, students, and parents about transitioning to college life.
Resources YOU can Use-Transition and Secondary Resources
This document contains a sampling of the community, state, and national transition related resources available on www.FCIHE.com/Resources/ for teachers, families and students
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.
CCR Anchor Standards and Transition Resource
Transition skills and academic skills can be taught simultaneously. With this tool, we aligned Common Core College and Career Readiness Standards, Common Core Language Arts Standards, and research-identified skills students need to obtain employment or participate in further education after high school. The activities and annual transition goals are arranged on a continuum to accommodate students with the least support needs to students with more support needs.
FCIHE Problem Solving Reference Sheet and Blueprint for Next Steps
This document in conjunction with the corresponding reference sheet are tools for helping students, families, teachers, and school district personnel determine what is needed to help prepare students with intellectual disability for college.
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.
National Youth & Transition Center
The National Youth Transitions Center (NYTC) exists because of a fundamental conviction: The Future Needs Everyone. It thrives because it brings together individuals and organizations that share this commitment and want to multiply their impact. We realize we are stronger together.
PACER'S National Parent Center on Transition and Employment
The road to adulthood for youth with disabilities is filled with opportunity, and parents play a key role. PACER’s National Parent Center on Transition and Employment is ready with the information families want, presented in a way families can use.
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.
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.
The Why, When, What, and How of Disclosure in an Academic Setting, After High School
This document provides an introductory understanding of the crucial need for students with disability to self-disclose in order to obtain accommodations at the postsecondary level. This one-page resource from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability and Employment Policy provides youth with solid practical information on why to disclose, when to disclose, how to disclose, what to disclose and to whom to disclose.
Clearinghouse and Resource Library of the National Center for College Students with Disabilities
The National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD) website offers access to a wide range of helpful resources geared to various audiences including college students with disabilities, future college students, parents and families, faculty members and disability service providers.