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The Metropolitan Center for Independent living provides resources for transitioning for those with disabilities, from post-secondary education and training to recreation and leisure.

Link: http://www.mcil-mn.org/programs/7-transition/25-transition-resources

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The Attention Deficit Disorder Association (ADDA) Health Storylines app helps those with ADD/ADHD lead better, productive, more organized lives. With the app, one can track things like mood, vitals, tasks, medication management, make a schedule, journal, and even connect with other users for support. This app is free to use...

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This page from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society provides information and several guides for supporting children with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) in school. These include Childhood MS: A Guide for Parents, Students with MS & the Academic Setting: A Handbook for School Personnel, and more.

Link: https://www.nationalmssociety.org/Resources-Support/Resources-for-Specific-Populations/Pediatric-MS-Support-Network#section-4 ...

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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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There are many strategies that can be used to improve executive functions in the classroom. Some are more traditional strategies, like movement breaks, and some involve using technology to help improve these skills. Both types of strategies are listed here to help students improve executive functioning in the classroom....

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This article from the Virginia Commonwealth University's Training & Technical Assistance center offers examples of students with significant disabilites benefitting from the various uses of an iPad. It describes how its built-in accessibility software and other tools for communication, reading, and storytelling helps them to connect with their classmates and...

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This page from Paths to Literacy provides information about what it means when a child has multiple disabilities, as well as various frameworks, strategies, technologies, and articles. This information can assist teachers when educating students with multiple disabilities, to ensure that they receive the instruction they need to read....

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Wrong Planet is a website where people from the autism community can come together to attain resources, share stories, and keep up with what's in the news. There are forums for discussion on various topics, and connections to resources that may be helpful.

Link: http://wrongplanet.net/ ...

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