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Category: Education

Checklist for Preparing Students with Disabilities for Post-secondary Education

This resource, from The Office of Disability Services at Penn State University, provides grade-by-grade suggestions for preparing a student with a disability for post-secondary education.

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College Board

The College Board considers all reasonable requests for accommodations needed by students with documented disabilities.

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College Information for Individuals with Autism

This resource provides a practical guide to help people with disabilities who want to pursue their education goals at a community college, career institute, four-year college, university, or graduate school. This resource highlights important information for students.

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Common Abbreviations in Autism Services and Special Education

This resource, developed by ASERT, provides a guide to common abbreviations you may come across when receiving autism services and supports.

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Conference Exhibitors FAQ

An exhibit is something on display for others to view. At a conference the exhibits are set up on tables in a common area and typically have information from organizations that is related to the topic of the conference. Sometimes an exhibit provides information only. Other times there might be items for sale at an exhibit. In addition to items on display, an exhibit table will typically also have a person available to talk to you about what is on display on the table. These people are referred to as exhibitors.

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COVID-19 Virtual Learning Supports

This collection of resources provides parents, caregivers and self-advocates information on virtual learning supports available to help students during COVID-19. Some resources are available statewide while others are specific to Philadelphia and other regions of Pennsylvania.

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Cyber Safety Resource Collection

This collection of resources includes general awareness, preventing cyber safety issues, and interventions for individuals who may have been the victim of cyber crimes or who may have committed crimes themselves. This collection will be updated regularly as new resources are developed on this important topic.

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Department of Education: Basic Education Circulars (BEC)

Basic Education Circular's (BEC) provide the Department of Education's guidance on the implementation of law, regulation, and policy.

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Developing an IEP Transition Plan

For students with disabilities, the transition services available through an Individualized Education Program (IEP) can be an essential source of support on the path to adulthood.

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Differences Between Secondary and Post-Secondary Educational Settings

These information sheets highlight some of the differences in disability laws as well as expectations of students and teachers as they relate to secondary and post-secondary educational settings.

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