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High School and Beyond

Although accommodation rights are provided to adults with disabilities through the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, services are not provided automatically. Learn more about methods to advocate for accommodations in secondary and postsecondary education and beyond.  


California High School Exit Exam Special Populations Study 
Catching the Wave from High School to College 
College for Students with Intellectual Disabilities (NDSS webinar) - Slides  l  Video
College Preparation Resources for Students with Disabilities 
Disability Disclosure in a Post Secondary Setting 
Graduation Requirements & Diploma Options for Students with Disabilities
Helping Students with Disabilities Transition to College & Careers
Higher Education Accommodations: Students with Mental Health Impairments 
High School Survival for Students with Special Needs 
High School Student Transition Portfolio
High School Teacher Transition Guide 
Life After High School-Transition Planning and the IEP 
Making College a Reality for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
Parenting Post-Secondary Students with Disabilities
Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights 
Post Secondary Education for Individuals with Ds 
Response to Intervention in High School
SAT l and ll, PSAT/NMSQT Accommodation for Students with Disabilities 
Students with Disabilities in Higher Education
Teens: Learn How to Advocate for Yourself
Thinking About Tomorrow 
University Level Accommodations and Universal Design - The Faculty Room
Young Adults Learn About Accommodations After High School
When You Become 18: A Survival Guide for Teenagers


CDE Accommodations & Modifications for the CAHSEE 
California Dept. of Ed Special Education 
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
Response to Intervention Action Network
Transition Planning
U.S. Department of Education 
U.S. Office of Special Education Programs 
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
National Network on Youth Transition
Yo! Disabled & Proud


Bellevue Community College Venture Program - Associates Degree Program for students with developmental disabilities.
UCLA Extension – the Pathway Program is for young adults ages 18-25 with intellectual disabilities. Call 310-206-2337.  

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