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Parenting Postsecondary Students with Disabilities: Becoming the Mentor, Advocate, and Guide Your Young Adult Needs

IDEA 1997 Transition Issues: The IEP for Transition Aged Students

Age of Majority: Preparing Your Child for Making Good Choices

Parents' Guide to Transition: What Happens After High School?

Transition and Your Adolescent with Learning Disabilities: Moving from High School to Postsecondary Education, Training, and Employment. (Available in PDF - requires Acrobat Reader free software)

Parents provide the unconditional support that every student needs to be successful. Explore these articles to find ways you can assist your son or daughter have a successful college career.

  • How You Can Help: As you help your son or daughter transition from high school to college, concentrate on the quality of your communication. Consider asking yourself these questions.
  • Getting Ready: A Self-Assessment: This self-assessment can be used by you, your adolescent, and members of the high school transition team. By completing the assessment, you will gain a better understanding of your adolescent's postsecondary needs. Also available in PDF (4 pg. 72 KB) and WORD (4 pg. 28 KB)