Going to College

Going to College, a web site for high school students with disabilities, helps students prepare for college. It provides video clips, activities, and

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A Guide for Transition to Adulthood

One’s transition to adulthood is more than a chronological age. It is a time of increased independence, responsibility, and accomplishment. Why, then, should adulthood for the person with an autism spectrum disorder be viewed any differently? The Organization for Autism Research (OAR) publishes A Guide for Transition to Adulthood, part of the OAR Life Journey Through…

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Transition Planning Manual

The transition from school to adulthood requires careful planning. The Transition Planning Manual written by Parents for Parents for the Howard County Autism Society provides important information on the parent’s role, self-determination, high school, college, representation portfolios, social security (SSI and SSDI), health care, relationships and sexuality, and transportation.  Transition Manual_HCAS

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Transition Planning

The Maryland State Department of Education and the Governor’s Interagency Transition Council for Youth with Disabilities offer helpful articles on transition, college, employment services, health care, transportation, and more.

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Maryland Transitioning Youth Website

The Maryland Transitioning Youth website is designed for families and youth with disabilities. It is loaded with information and resources for transition planning, postsecondary education, employment services, and much more. Visit. Transition Planning Guide: Preparing Students with Disabilities to Move from School to Appropriate Postsecondary Outcomes. Read more.  

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