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Useful Resources for Students Considering College

National Drop Out Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities

Programs/strategies related to student retention and graduation, including the use of assistive technology and instructional technology to facilitate student academic performance.

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.


National Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities

This 192 page resource contains answers to counselors’ most frequently asked questions about postsecondary opportunities for students with disabilities. Students and their families are encouraged use the toolkit to help guide their transition planning for college and career.

National Alliance for Secondary Education and Transition

Information about standards for transition programs

Social Security Online

Access to Social Security information including publications and forms.

U.S. Department of Education

Info for students with disabilities who plan to attend Postsecondary education; helps students understand their rights and responsibilities when entering postsecondary education.

Disability Information

Disability Info provides quick and easy access to comprehensive information about disability programs, services, laws and benefits. You can begin your search by visiting any of the nine subject areas at the top of this page.

Helping Students with Visual Impairments



The following websites show the local resources for the state of Georgia.

Georgia Tools for Life

Information regarding assistive technology for all disability groups, also serves as a source of advocacy and instruction in self-advocacy


Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Services

A good overview of services provided by Vocational Rehabilitation


-   Provides training so that youths can become strong self-advocates & leaders.
-   Develops a model of successful strategies. Builds a strong network to expand/sustain transition opportunities for youths.




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