Transitioning from high school to college

Thinking about what you will do after high school can be both an exciting and scary experience. The number of students with disabilities attending college is increasing each year. Students who attend college demonstrate growth in many areas: academic skills, social skills, independence, self-advocacy skills, and self-confidence. Students find that they need to begin planning for college while in high school.

Click here for a user friendly link that describes the differences between high school and college and how to prepare for college while you are in high school. Made available by the HEATH Resource Center, this resource is great for parents and educators as well.