Post Secondary Education Programs

        

Post Secondary Education Programs

Listen to a story that ran on the NPR Morning Edition on September 11, 2008 about Roger Diehl who is a freshman at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Roger is autistic and battled mental illness since he was a child.  He and his family offer their story and advice on transitioning to college.

Career assistance, measure skills abilities, talents, values, interests, and personalities.  Job search strategies, college majors and career decisions.

View a checklist that gives tips for students  (grades 9-12) and parents in preparing for a post secondary education.

View colleges that offer services for students with disabilities.

Information on employment, education, housing, transportation, health, income support, technology, independent living, civil rights, etc.

An informative resource on four-year, two-year, graduate and trade schools in the Lehigh Valley, presented by The Morning Call.

  • Educational Opportunities Center, Inc.

610-432-4839

Academic counseling, occupational interest testing, financial aid information, career resource library, career guidance, and GED information.

Helping Kids with Learning Disabilities Focus on Life After High School.  This web site contains great articles on transition.

Articles of Interest: High School Students with LD or ADHD: Considering College

Transition Planning For Students with IEP's

Helping Kids with LD Focus on Life After High School

High School Students with LD or ADHD: Considering College

Teens with LD and/or ADHD: Shopping for College Options

Expert Answers Guide: College for Students with LD and ADHD

Postsecondary Education Options for Students with Intellectual Disabilities.

610-758-4888

Transition and Assessment: program assists adolescents with disabilities by offering educational services for school districts, support for students for attending college, vocational services, private high school programming.

Creating opportunities for youth with disabilities to achieve successful futures.

Resources and publications on information regarding youth with disabilities and education and employment.

Scholarship program for academic or vocational training beyond high school to youth formerly and currently in foster care under the age of 25.

  • Parent Education Network

1-800-522-5827

Provides tips to assist children in transition.

717-787-5041

Provides information, regulations, laws, and guidelines regarding the Pennsylvania education system: Grades Pre K through 12 and Higher/Adult Education.  View Resources for Postsecondary Students with Disabilities.

570-826-1476

Provides information to parents, students, teachers, guidance counselors, offers access to scholarship and grant information, preparation assistance for SATs, occupational tips and six planning modules to guide the planning process.

This web site features information on career exploration and preparing for college.

This web site features a collection of resources and activities to help students, parents and educators plan for transition from secondary to post secondary schools.

View information on a number of different scholarships.

Learn about rights that students with disabilities have as they continue their education in post secondary schools, including vocational and career schools, two- and four- year colleges, and universities.

Provides on-line information, support and professional development on topics related to the transition from school to adult life for youth with disabilities.

Web site which offers links to internet resources, answers to frequently asked questions related to developing or expanding services for students with intellectual disabilities in college.

View information on options for youth with disabilities after high school.

Links and information regarding education, special education, rehabilitation services, post secondary education, etc.

Links, assessment inventories and information about preparing for college.