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Post-secondary Educational Opportunities Guide

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Deciding what to do after high school can be a difficult process. This guide will help you and your family explore the various options available to you. The guide provides a closer look at four-year universities, community colleges, vocational/technical school, life skills programs, and more. The information will help you find the program that is right for you.

This guide contains information on the following topics:

  • Preparing for Postsecondary Education
  • Choosing the Right Program
  • Seeking a Suitable College or University
  • Types of Postsecondary
    Education Programs
  • Obtaining Services and Asking for
  • 504 Plans
  • Life on Campus
  • Learning to Live Independently: A Personal Perspective
  • Peer-to-Peer Advice
  • Advice/Tips for Parents
  • Alternative Learning for People With Autism: A Personal Perspective
  • A Retrospective on Postsecondary Educational Opportunities

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