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.
List of links that will help you find resources for employment, college, and government benefits agencies in any state to which you may move.
Join us for our next statewide webinar on May 14 @ 12:15 p.m. CDT as Aracely Olmeda shares her transition story, from becoming empowered to lead her own ARDs to making person-centered decisions. Aracely will also discuss various options and resources available for youth with disabilities who are transitioning from high school into adult life, including postsecondary options in Texas.
Families and friends can play an important role helping those with disabilities plan for employment and find a job that is a good fit.
Texas law and TEA rules (TAC 74.12(b)(5)) allow exemptions to the requirement for two LOTE credits. Texas has recognized that this can be very difficult or impossible for some students.
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.