August 17

Transition to College

The transition from high school to college can be confusing and overwhelming for students with disabilities.  Students must face increased expectations to achieve independently, decreased level of parental support, and changes in applicable disability laws and the level of disability services provided.  The following links/resources should provide you with the tools you need to make a smooth transtion.

A U.S. government pamplet on preparing for college

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Postsecondary Education

A U.S. government pamphlet on auxiliary aids and services

Auxiliary Aids and Services for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities

An article on transitioning to college and the differences between high school and college

Navigating the College Transition Maze: A Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities

A comprehensive website for students with disabilities transitioning to college

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