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Cerebral Palsy Guidance has many pages with information on how to navigate the world with a child who has cerebral palsy, including transition to adulthood, assistive technology (AT), and exploring college. This page gives advice on the steps to take when exploring college options, as well as a list of...

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Think College is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disabilities. There are numerous articles and other resources specifically for these students and their families, to help make college more accessible and achievable.

Link: https://thinkcollege.net/resources ...

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Lesson Planet provides ideas, resources, and lesson plans for general education teachers as well as special education teachers. While some resources are free with a subscription, there is the option of joining a paid subscription at a monthly fee ranging from $2.00-$5.00 monthly, and $170 monthly for schools and school...

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The U.S. Department of Labor provides valuable information regarding work and disability, including laws and policies regarding disability in the workplace, accommodations available, and your rights as an employee.

Link: https://www.dol.gov/general/topic/disability

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Although there are certain rights for students with disabilities in both secondary and postsecondary educational settings, there are subtle differences that can affect the planning and pursuing of education for these settings. The University of Washington made this article to compare the legal, social, and academic differences students will face...

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After high school, two laws continue to protect the rights of students with disabilities. These include the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. This article seeks to explain what these are and how they aid students in continuing their education in post-secondary settings....

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Reasonable accommodations are modifications or adjustments to the tasks, environment or to the way things are usually done that enable individuals with disabilities to have an equal opportunity to participate in an academic program or a job. The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) stipulates that postsecondary institutions are responsible for...

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Transitioning for students with multiple disabilities can be intimidating, and formal and informal evaluations are needed to identify a child's needs and strengths. This information is the base for future directions of the IEP goals and objectives. The following resources offer guidance and consideration in developing an IEP for a...

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This page from the University of Minnesota provides free access to articles and websites that give information on developing an Individual Education Plan (IEP).

Link: https://ici.umn.edu/index.php?topics/view/97/publications/free#details

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Going to college with a speech or language disorder can be daunting. For many students, this may be the first time that you have to advocate for yourself to get the support you need in the classroom. Whether the goal is to advocate for alternative assignments, improve a speech, language,...

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