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associated with self-determined behavior
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- Congrats to Kyle Wittenauer,19, Richmond, VA, one of three winners of the Marion Huber Learning Through Listening (LTL) Awards. Learn about Kyle, other winners and the awards.
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Your Rights and Responsibilities:
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Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know
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- How do
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you are to take on the challenges of college
to College for Students with Disabilities: This
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Say YES to College :: May 24 - 26, 2011
A college transition program for students with disabilities held on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk. Limited to 40 students, register by April 1, 2011. Get the Say YES to College brochure here and begin registration here
- College Bound :: June 20 - June 24, 2011
A campus experience for rising high school seniors with disabilities whose transition goal is a career that requires a college degree. Held on the campus of Virginia Tech in Blacksburg. More details available here.
A biennial career and college forum
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a life filled with the answers but had no way
to get them out. Often my thoughts and ideas
felt trapped. Sometimes I was so full of thoughts
that needed to get out, I would blurt them out
at the most inappropriate times and places.
But I had a dream to go on to college and to
go into a helping profession. So I had to figure
it out on my own."
Joy Cobb tells her
to locate the Web sites and contact the disability
support services coordinators of Virginia's
colleges and universities.