10 05, 2019

Participation in High School Graduation Ceremonies for Students with Disabilities

2019-06-05T14:57:34-05:00

Students with disabilities have the option to participate in a graduation ceremony after completing four years of high school (TEC § 28.025 (f)). Your child can only participate in ONE graduation ceremony so students and families need to consider which situation fits their needs.

Participation in High School Graduation Ceremonies for Students with Disabilities2019-06-05T14:57:34-05:00
29 10, 2018

Decision-Making Supports and Protections for a Young Adult

2018-10-29T11:05:24-05:00

Even young adults on a typical developmental path don’t immediately begin making every decision, and assuming every responsibility, the day after they turn 18. There are a variety of supports for decision-making, both formal and informal, that parents of all young adults can consider, regardless of the young person’s disability or level of independence. Decision making supports can apply to medical, financial, educational and personal decisions. There are four main factors to consider in order to make a meaningful support plan for your individual young adult with his or her own unique needs. The factors are: autonomy, capacity, responsibility for consequences, [...]

Decision-Making Supports and Protections for a Young Adult2018-10-29T11:05:24-05:00
11 07, 2018

The Path to Independence: Mobile Apps to Support Transition-Age Youth

2018-07-11T14:21:45-05:00

Many free and low-cost mobile apps are available to support transition-age youth with disabilities as they embark on their journey towards post-secondary education, job training, employment, and independent living. This PACER Center guide lists mobile apps that have been reviewed by parents and professionals and found to be useful and well-designed. […]

The Path to Independence: Mobile Apps to Support Transition-Age Youth2018-07-11T14:21:45-05:00
29 05, 2018

Making My Way through College

2018-07-23T14:37:48-05:00

Making My Way through College is a guide for any student pursuing a degree or other type of credential (e.g., certification, license) at a two-year or four-year community college, college, or university. You will find information on a variety of topics relevant to preparing for and succeeding in college and transitioning from college into the world of work. Much of the information provided is relevant to all students, but the primary focus of the guide is on navigating the college experience for students with disabilities or those who think they may have a disability. […]

Making My Way through College2018-07-23T14:37:48-05:00

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