These resources are for High School students planning ahead for their futures, be it college or a career path:
Moving on Binder
A tool for students and families to plan and get organized as youth prepare to leave high school and move into the adult world.
Provides IEP (Individualized Education Program) teams, with guidance on graduation planning for students with disabilities; Provides students with a tool to plan for graduation and plan for high quality transition activities.
These links can provide you with ways to research what types of colleges might be right for you:
Virtual College Tours
Learn about your possible college campus online, to see what life as a student will be like.
Help Finding a CollegeA searchable resource for finding the schools which are the best fit for you.
What is My MajorA resource to help connect the dots between the career you want and the types of education you will likely need.
Success in the New EconomyA resource for Post-secondary education option, as well as career technical education
Trade Schools – Preparing Students with DisabilitiesA complete guide to thriving in trade school and a career with a disability.
These are websites which will provide you with ways to investigate different careers and find the one that is right for you:
Idaho Career Information System – CIS
Career Onestop videos
Minnesota State Career Wise Education
Get the Job … Keep the Job!
Smile & Succeed for Teens
Soft Skills to Pay the Bills
These websites will provide tools to help you to practice to advocate for what you need in the college and in the community:
Whose Future is it Anyway?
Learn how to take charge of your future and you IEP meetings
The Handbook includes a look at the transition from high school to college and how to become your own self-advocate.
I’m Determined Project
This project provides opportunities to practice skills associated with self-determined behavior.
Self-Advocacy in College
A Durham College Center for Students with Disabilities resource for self-advocacy.