Beyond High School: Making the Transition

Learn how assistive technology can help teenagers and young adults with disabilities transition successfully.

Assistive Technology (AT) With Your Teen or Young Adult

These resources offer steps for families to take with their teens and young adults to get them involved in the process of exploring assistive technology and then putting that technology to use. When youth take an active role in choosing their own AT tools, they are more likely to find things that will work well for their needs. 

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Assistive Technology Tips for College Students

Combining healthy study habits with technology can help a college student to focus and manage their time. Assistive technology can help support motivation, minimize distractions, improve time awareness, and address procrastination. Learn about setting goals, developing good study habits, incorporating technology tools, and getting enough sleep at college.  

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Watch these Transition Tech Talk videos from PACER.

It is important that parents and educators involve youth in all steps of the process of exploring and selecting assistive technology they will use. These short Transition Tech Talk videos offer helpful tips and tools.  Learn about choosing AT with teens, managing time, focus, and sleep in college, and skills essential to workplace success.


Learn all about the transition process with this in depth Family Guide

The Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology and Transition Planning is designed to help families prepare for those times during which their child moves from one environment to another and from one developmental stage to another. The focus is on the role of assistive technology during those times.