Post Secondary Education

Post Secondary Education

American with Disabilities Act and Post Secondary Education
Questions and answers.

Checklist for Students Preparing for Post Secondary Education

View a checklist that gives tips for students  (grades 9-12) and parents in preparing for a post secondary education.

Foster Care to Success
Scholarship program for academic or vocational training beyond high school to youth formerly and currently in foster care under the age of 25.

Great Schools
 
Helping Kids with Learning Disabilities Focus on Life After High School.  This web site contains great articles on transition.

Institute for Community Inclusion

Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities.

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures.

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability
Resources and publications on information regarding youth with disabilities and education and employment.

Parent Education Network
1-800-522-5827

Pennsylvania Department of Education
717-787-5041
Provides information, regulations, laws, and guidelines regarding the Pennsylvania education system: Grades Pre K through 12 and Higher/Adult Education. 

Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency (PHEAA)
570-826-1476
Provides information to parents, students, teachers, guidance counselors, offers access to scholarship and grant information, preparation assistance for SATs, occupational tips and six planning modules to guide the planning process.

Quick Find On-Line Clearing House
You can find articles, fact sheets, resources and programs as well as tips, help, tools and guides.

Scholarships for Students with Learning Disabilities
View information on a number of different scholarships.

Students with Disabilities Preparing for Post Secondary Education:  Know Your Rights and Responsibilities
Learn about rights that students with disabilities have as they continue their education in post secondary schools, including vocational and career schools, two- and four- year colleges, and universities.

Transition Coalition
Provides on-line information, support and professional development on topics related to the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities.

US Department of Education
Links and information regarding education, special education, rehabilitation services, post secondary education, etc.