Preparing for Further Education

Exploring post-high-school education options takes time and consideration. These resources and articles can help your child prepare for the next step in their education path.

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Preparing for College this Summer, College Life Begins

The summer before your child enters college is a transitional time. While they are still living at home, they must prepare for their life away. An important part of the preparation is ensuring that the services they need will be ready when they arrive on campus. Getting a Head Start One of the first steps is […]

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Advocating for Your Rights as a College Student

As your child prepares for college, it is crucial to encourage them to advocate for their own rights, especially if they are blind or have low vision. Indeed, mastering this skill is vital to ensuring they receive the necessary accommodations to succeed both academically and socially. Choosing the Right College Begin by exploring the disability […]

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Activities to Help Prepare for Further Education

If your child is college-bound, she will require specific training to prepare for independent college life. No longer will an Individualized Education Program (IEP) team create a plan to help her succeed in her classes. If your child requires any accommodations, she will be responsible for identifying herself as visually impaired, and she will need to contact […]

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