Links to Transition Resources

BESTCOLLEGES.COM EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP RESOURCES

BestColleges.com is a resource for any prospective college student, It strives to help students make an educated choice about their future. Through the use of student surveys, faculty surveys, independent research, ranking systems, and the input of highly credible and authoritative sources, thry have created a database of schools to help students and their families learn more about their best options for higher education.

ICARE FAMILY FOCUS GROUP PROTOCOL

Transition to high school was a topic of high interest to families in the ICARE study. Research reinforces their concerns as “students’ experiences in their first year of high school often determine their success throughout high school and beyond” (National High School Center, 2007). The ICARE Family Focus Group Protocol was used by the ICARE School Study to engage families of middle-grades students with disabilities in a discussion of transition to high school.  Read more about the ICARE Family Focus Protocol.

WE CONNECT NOW

The website was developed in an effort to connect and integrate college students with disabilities as a virtual community with a voice on important issues.  The We Connect Now website has been up and serving college students  with disabilities since April of 2008

ONLINE UNIVERSITIES

This site features an expertly curated database of free online college courses from the top universities from around the world. You are able to search these courses by countries, subjects as well as languages.

A GUIDE TO VISUAL DISABILITIES: HOW COLLEGES HELP VISUALLY IMPAIRED STUDENTS SUCCEED

Obtaining a college education is no easy task, but for students with visual disabilities, the path to completing a degree program is lined with unique challenges and barriers. This guide explores how visual impairments impact the educational experience, what colleges are doing for the visually impaired, and includes numerous resources, as well insight and tips from experts and a list of scholarships and grants.

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