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Transition and Independent Living Resources

Transition and Independent Living Resources

Transition and Independent Living Resources (Word Document)

Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind
The world’s most comprehensive education, rehabilitation and service system serving children and adults who are deaf, blind and multi-disabled.

Washington University-Disabilities, Opportunities, Internetworking and Technology

Going To College
This Web site contains information about living college life with a disability. It’s designed for high school students and provides video clips, activities and additional resources that can help you get a head start in planning for college.

Health Resource Center at the National Youth Transitions Center (HEATH)
An online clearinghouse on postsecondary education for individuals with disabilities. HEATH participates in national conferences, training sessions, and workshops; develops training modules; publishes resource papers, fact sheets, directories, and website information; and fosters a network of professionals in the arena of disability issues.

Disability Rights and Resources
Disability Rights and Resources seeks to equip people with disabilities with the resources and tools needed to be independent and connected within the community.

Lakeshore Foundation
A non-profit organization that promotes independence for persons with physically disabling conditions and provides opportunities to pursue active, healthy lifestyles.

Mobility International USA (MIUSA)
A non-profit, cross-disability, organization serving those with cognitive, hearing, learning, mental health, physical, systemic, vision and other disabilities.

National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET)
NCSET coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance, and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities in order to create opportunities for youth to achieve successful futures.

National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange (NCDE)
The NCDE is a comprehensive, one stop resource on advising and tools for people with disabilities, professionals, educational institutions and organizations on increasing disability inclusion in international study, volunteer, teach and other exchange programs.

National Organization on Disability
A non-profit organization that focuses on increasing employment opportunities for the working-age Americans with disabilities who are not employed.

Office of Civil Rights
The mission of the Office for Civil Rights is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the nation through vigorous enforcement of civil rights.