Resources

Many of the topics addressed in this website require further research and pose new questions for students, families, educators, and employers. We hope the websites, articles, and videos listed here can provide the answers you need and help you to make informed choices about your child’s college experience. If you want to suggest a resource, e-mail us with all the relevant information.

Factsheets

IPSEC Educator Newsletter

Quality Indicators of Exemplary Transition Programs

Think College Indiana

Web Sites

A Guide to College for Students with Disabilities

Connecting Youth to Communities and Careers

IUPUI S.I.T.E. Program

The Council for Disability Rights

The Family Center on Technology and Disability

The Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology and Transition Planning

The Federation for Children with Special Needs

The National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)

National Center for Workforce & Disability

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center

National Technical Assistance Center at PACER Center

Think College

WrightsLaw

Book

Think College by Meg Grigal, Ph.D., & Debra Hart, M.S. Foreword by Madeleine C. Will offered below

http://www.thinkcollege.net/publications/think-college-the-book

Articles

Porter, S. & Freeman, L. (2000).Transition Planning for Adolescents with Special Health Care Needs and Disabilities: Information for Families and Teens.

Newman, L. (2006). Family Expectations and Involvement for Youth with Disabilities. NLTS2 Data Brief. 4(2). Menlo Park, CA: SRI International. Available at

Newman, L. (2005). Family Involvement in the Educational Development of Youth with Disabilities. A Special Topic Report of Findings from the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2). Menlo Park, CA: SRI International.

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition.(2002). Age of Majority. Parent Brief. Promoting Effective Parent Involvement in Secondary Education and Transition.

Post-secondary Students with Disabilities: Becoming the mentor, advocate, and guide your young adult needs. Parent Brief. Promoting Effective Parent Involvement in Secondary Education and Transition. March 2002.

Fialka, J.(2003). Opening New Doors: Transition from High School to College For a Student with a Moderate Disability.

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition.(2002). Postsecondary Education Supports & Accommodations

Southern Methodist University (nd). The Parents’ Role: Learning Differences at College.

Videos

Through the Same Door (Part 1)

Through the Same Door (Part 2)

Through the Same Door (Part 3)