|7 Steps for Success: High School to College Transition Strategies for Students With Disabilities|
This book is about moving from high school to college. It explains how this works for students with disabilities.
|A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!|
This book was written by a 19-year old college student who has autism.
|A Taxonomy for Postsecondary Education Programs for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilties|
This research summary describes the features of college-based education programs that serve students with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the US.
|A Wisconsin Disability Documentation Guide: Helping People with Disabilities Prepare for Post-secondary Education and Training|
This document explains about providing proof of disability to post-secondary institutions.
|AT and App support for Executive Function: Middle School through Post-Secondary - Executive Function App Matrix|
This short publication has a list of apps that help students from middle school thru post-secondary learn executive function skills.
|Atlas of Literacy and Disability|
This book has maps of Canada broken into small areas. Each map shows the number of people with disabilities living in each area, as well as the number of those people who cannot read or write.
|College Guide for Students with Disabilities|
This brochure gives students information about their rights and responsibilities as a college student.
|College Is Possible for Students With Intellectual Disabilities|
This article is from U.S. News and World Report. It is about students with intellectual disabilities being able to go to college.
|College Students with Disabilities: What Factors Influence Successful Degree Completion? A Case Study|
This report looks at what colleges need to know to help students with disabilities graduate. It also looks at how going to college helped students get jobs.
|College Success for Students With Learning Disabilities|
This books offers tips to help college students with learning disabilities.
|Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools You Should Know About Even If You're Not a Straight-A Student Revised Edition|
This book is about choosing a college. It is written to non-traditional students, including those who have disabilities.
|Critical Issues in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Contemporary Research, Practice, and Policy|
This manual explores emerging issues in the fields of intellectual and developmental disabilities in ten areas.
|Developing College Skills in Students with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome|
This book talks about the skills needed for a person with Asperger Syndrome to suceed in college.
|Emergence labeled autistic|
This is the true story of Temple Grandin, a woman with autism, told in her words.
|Essentials of Transition Planning|
This book explains the basics in planning for the transition from being a high school student and adult life. It is the first of a series of books on this topic.
|Getting Accommodations at College: Tools for School|
A tip sheet that provides ways college students with disabilities can help with school.
|Going to College: Expanding Opportunities for People With Disabilities|
This book explains how to prepare to get into college. It also helps someone to understand how to ask for help once you get into school.
|Graduation Requirements and Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities: What Families and Advocates Need to Know|
This is a fact sheet about diploma options for students with disabilities.
|Impact: Feature Issue on Achieving Secondary Education and Transition Results for Students with Disabilities|
This newsletter is about what schools and community service organizations need to do to prepare students with disabilities for adulthood. You can download for free as a PDF.
|Impact: Feature Issue on Postsecondary Education and Students with Intellectual, Developmental and Other Disabilities|
This newsletter has stories, summaries of research, and strategies to help assure success for postsecondary students with disabilities.
|Man with cerebral palsy helps teach special-ed course|
A news story about a man with cerebral palsy who helps new teachers learn about inclusion.
|Navigating College: A Handbook Written for Autistic Students by Autistic Adults|
This handbook was written for people with autism who want to go to college. You can download it for free as a PDF file.
|News from the Border: A mother's memoir of her autistic son|
This book tells the true story of a boy with autism who went to college.
This true story is told by a woman with autism who grew up in England.
|Online Learning for Students with Disabilities|
This web-based document is about how online college opportunities can work for students with disabilities.
|Opening Doors to Postsecondary Education and Training: Planning for Life After High School|
This handbook helps high school students plan for attending college. The information is also useful for those who assist and support youth.
|Perspectives on Life after High School for Youth with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: Findings of a Statewide Survey of Families|
This policy brief summarizes a survey about going to college and people with intellectual disabilities. The survey was for parents and professionals.
|Postsecondary Education for Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities: A Critical Review of the State of Knowledge and a Taxonomy to Guide Future Research (Policy Research Brief)|
A summary of research about college programs for people who have intellectual disabilities. It suggests a new way to classify these programs, and can be downloaded as a PDF file.
|Preparing Students with Disabilities for College Success|
This book explains how to help students with disabilities get ready for college.
|Profiles and Promising Practices in Higher Education for Students with Intellectual Disability|
This report reviews five college programs for people with intellectual disabilities.
|Pursuing Postsecondary Education Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities|
A guide for people with disabilities and families about choosing and attending the right university, community college, or technical college.
|Realizing the College Dream with Autism or Asperger Syndrome A Parent's Guide to Student Success|
This book is a parent's story about her son with ASD who went to college. The entire book can be viewed online.
|Resource Guide on Higher Education for People with Disabilities|
This online document has links to information for students with disabilities who want to go to college.
|School to Work Fact Sheet|
This fact sheet explains the many options youth have as they make the transition from high school to the adult world. It is available online.
|Self-Advocacy for Students with Learning Disabilities: Making it happen in college and beyond|
This book give advice to students, parents and counselors about how to select and gain acceptance to college. It also covers how to succeed once the student is enrolled.
|Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel|
This book helps college faculty and staff support students who have Asperger syndrome.
|Succeeding as a Student in the STEM Fields with an Invisible Disability - A College Handbook for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Students with Autism, ADD, Affective Disorders, or Learning Difficulties and their Families|
This book tells people with invisible disabilities how to be successful in college.
|The Power to Spring Up: Postsecondary Education Opportunities for Students with Significant Disabilities|
This book is about continuing education and students with disabilities.
|The Rehabilitation Act: Outcomes for Transition-Age Youth|
This report looked at how well Vocational Rehabilitation services were helping to improve outcomes for transition-aged youth. It focused on postsecondary education and employment.
|The Road Ahead: Transition to Adult Life for Persons with Disabilities|
This edited textbook has ideas for improving the adult lives of young people with disabilities. It covers issues from assessment and instructional strategies, to career development, supported living and postsecondary education.
|The Story of Inclusive Post Secondary Education in Alberta|
This research paper is about inclusive post-secondary programs in Alberta, Canada.
|Think College! Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities|
This textbook provides tools to support students with disabilities before, during, and after a successful transition to college.
|Transition Planner for Postsecondary Education|
This guidebook helps high school students with disabilities get ready for college.
|Transition to College: Strategic Planning to Ensure Success for Students|
This booklet helps students with learning disabilities prepare for college.
|Transition to Postsecondary Education for Students with Disabilities|
This book explains the success of students who have disabilities in moving from high school to college. It also talks about the barriers common for these students.
|World Report on Disability|
This report looks at the status of people with disabilities around the world. It shows that the number of people with disabilities has grown.
|Academy for Adult Learning|
This program introduces people with intellectual disabilities to college. It is located at Temple University in Pennsylvania.
This is a student run organization on college campuses that educates students about mental health.
|Asbury College Connection|
This is a program to help students with developmental disabilities go
to college. They attend classes, participate in campus activities,
and live in dorms. This program is at Asbury College in Wilmore,
|Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD)|
A membership organization for individuals involved in meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in all areas of higher education.
A service that helps high school students with disabilities in Minnesota become prepared for college.
|Community Education Network on Disability|
This is a network of community education programs serving adults with disabilities in Minnesota.
|Community Integration Program|
This program in Washington state helps students aged 18-21 attend college. The focus is on building independent living skills.
|Creating Post-secondary Education Opportunities for Individuals With Intellectual Disabilities|
This task-force worked to create opportunities for people with IDD to attend college.
|CUNY Coalition for Students with Disabilities|
This is a student organization at the City Universities of New York. They work both on campus and off to educate people about disabilities.
|Disability Studies at the University of Washington|
The University of Washington offers both a major and a minor for undergraduate students interested in disability.
|Do-It Program (Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology)|
The Do-It Program assists people with disabilities in successfully pursuing academics and careers.
|National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)|
The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) was established to create opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures.
|Next Step at Vanderbilt University|
This program helps young adults with disabilities prepare for a successful adult life. Areas of study include academic, social, and work skills.
|Open the Doors to College|
This program provides information about California's higher education options for students with intellectual disabilities.
|Project FOCUS (Focusing Opportunities with Community and University Support)|
A two year program at the University of Arizona that helps people with intellectual disabilities have a college experience. The program works to increase their independence, quality of life, and employability.
|Scholars With Diverse Abilities, Appalachian State University|
This program provides students with intellectual disabilities the college experience. It is a 2-year program.
|Selective Mutism Foundation|
This organization advocates for those who cannot speak in social settings. This disability makes it difficult to do things like have friends, go to school, and have a job.
This program helps students with intellectual disabilities go to college. It was started by parents, and is located in British Columbia.
|The Achieve Degree at Sage College |
This program allows students with disabilities to get their college degree online.
|The Inclusion Institutes|
These institutes work to make education more inclusive. One focuses on students with communication challenges, another on people with intellectual disabilities who want to go to college, and the third on elementary school students with special challenges.
|The Lawrence B. Taishoff Center For Inclusive Higher Education|
This Center works toward full and equal participation of college students with disabilities in all areas of college life. It is located at Syracuse University in New York.
This organization provides information and training on topics related to the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities.
|University Participant (UP) Program at Western Carolina University|
A program that provides a two-year, fully inclusive, on-campus living and learning college experience for students with intellectual disabilities.
|We Connect Now|
This organization is for college students who have disabilities.