Transition Goals in the IEP

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Transition Goals in the IEP at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/transition-goals/_________________________________ September 2010 Resources … [Read more...]

Education/Training Connections

_________________________________Alert! Alert!  Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date.The new address of Education/Training Connections at the CPIR is: http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/education/_________________________________ November 2009 | Links checked, … [Read more...]

Services for Adults with Disabilities

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Services for Adults with Disabilities at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/foradults/_________________________________ Updated October 2010 … [Read more...]

Postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities

Visit the HEATH Resource Center at George Washington University for its new 36-page publication that answers many commonly asked questions about college experiences for students with intellectual disabilities.http://www.heath.gwu.edu/assets/50/pse_id_final_edition.pdf … [Read more...]

Off to college: Tips for students with visual impairments

Off to College: Tips for Students with Visual Impairments provides information on how to make the transition to college, including how to find the best school and visiting their office for students with disabilities, determining whether any accommodations will be needed, communicating with teachers about one’s disability, getting books and other materials, and orienting oneself around the campus.  (posted May 3, 2012)http://www.c3online.org/PHP-c170.pdf  … [Read more...]

Website for students with disabilities interested in college

Going to College is a website with information about college life, designed for high school students with disabilities. It provides video clips, activities, and resources that can help them in planning for college. Video interviews with college students with disabilities offer firsthand experiences of students with disabilities who have been successful. Modules include activities that will help students explore more about themselves, learn what to … [Read more...]

Practical guide for people with disabilities who want to go to college

This guide has information about finding the right school, paying for college, standard accommodations that colleges may provide to students with disabilities, and how to manage your disability while at school. It also includes information about things to keep in mind after college and where you can get help finding a job. (posted March 4, 2013)http://tucollaborative.org/pdfs/education/College_Guide.pdf … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.