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Transition - School to Community

 
PACER 2019  NEW Inclusive Postsecondary opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities.  https://www.pacer.org/transition/news/edition/IP-2019-02-12.html 
 
COLLEGE  BestValueSchools.org website links for resources  https://www.bestvalueschools.org
 
COLLEGE https://www.collegechoice.net/college-resources-for-students-with-disabilities/  College resources for students with disabilities, the ultimate guide
 
COLLEGE https://edubirdie.com/blog/resources-for-students-with-disabilities  List of helpful resources for students with disabiities.  Provides links to disability specific resources and Section 504.
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] https://study.com/resources/online-degrees  Best online degrees and  programs NOTE:  OCECD does not endorse any of the programs or colleges listed on this website.
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE]  https://online.fitchburgstate.edu/ Online Education Portal that includes outlining course requirements, descriptions, schedules, and a very comprehensive outline of numerous program and curriculum tracks - and what kinds of differences and similarities they have with one another.
 COLLEGE [ONLINE] https://www.collegedegreesonline.com/        
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE[ http://arealonlinedegree.com/college-resources/resources-students-disabilities/  An extensive 2017 resource page for college students with disabilities. It covers everything that students with disabilities need to know before attending college, both in-person and online.
COLLEGE [ONLINE] COMPUTER RESOURCE http://www.onlinecolleges.net/for-students/online-colleges-that-offer-laptops  This resource has created a student laptop buying guide, along with a list of online schools that offer free laptops. 
 

 COLLEGE [ONLINE] OHIO http://www.college-universities.com/states-oh.php  Ohio Online Colleges - Search online for accredited schools and scholarships.

 COLLEGE [ONLINE] OHIO http://www.onlinecolleges.net/ohio/  More than 160 colleges and universities throughout Ohio offer some form of online education and many of them feature bachelor’s and graduate degrees that can be completed entirely online. Ohio is also one of first states to adopt the Quality Matters process, a method of assessing and certifying online and hybrid programs. Currently, Ohio has the largest pool of faculty who are trained in accordance with the QM rubric, perhaps one of the reasons why 30% of postsecondary students in the state are receiving some amount of education in digital form.

COLLEGE [ONLINE] OHIO http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/online-colleges/ohio/  best online colleges in Ohio 2015-2016    

With this comprehensive guidebook, students can learn how distance learning opportunities can help achieve educational and career goals.   
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] FINANCIAL AID https://edubirdie.com/blog/financial-aid-for-online-colleges Lists financial aid for online colleges and application process.
  
COLLEGE [ONLINE] FINANCIAL AID http://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/financial-aid-for-online-colleges/ Financial Aid Information for Online College Students
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] http://www.onlineu.org/  OnlineU aims to help students obtain college degrees without taking on the burden of massive debt. We provide unbiased rankings based on the factors you care about most - affordability, accessibility, and quality - to help you find the best possible match.
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] http://findyourcontext.education/  When it comes to finding the perfect degree for your life, goals, and circumstances, Context makes all the difference in the world. Anyone can provide a list of programs. We lean on industry-best analytics and an unmatched network of relationships to link you with the right program. 
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] MARYVILLE UNIVERSITY  https://online.maryville.edu/online-bachelors-degrees/psychology/about-postpartum-depression/ includes article about Postpartum Depression and link to the brochure to university degree opportunities..

 

COLLEGE [ONLINE] MASTERS DEGREEShttps://www.onlinemasters.com/best-degree-programs/mba/#Overview ;  https://www.onlinemasters.com/best-degree-programs/mba/#accreditation;https://www.onlinemasters.com/best-degree-programs/mba/#job-placement; https://www.onlinemasters.com/best-degree-programs/mba/#financing

COLLEGE [ONLINE] MASTERS DEGREES  https://www.mastersdegree.net/distance-learning-for-students-with-disabilities/   Distance learning for students with disabilities.
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] EDUCATION DEGREES We recently updated our guidebooks for special education programs to better help new and returning students understand the changing academic landscape and curricula for these programs. These resources can be found here:   - http://www.mastersineducationonline.net/subject/special-education/   - http://mastersineducationguide.com/specialty/special-education/  
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] ACCOUNTING DEGREES https://onlinedegrees.und.edu/master-of-accountancy/how-to-become-accountant/  Assists those interested in a career in accounting.  Includes information about jobs in the field, degree requirements, and a list of scholarshipss
 
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] BUSINESS, LIBERAL ARTS, EDUCATION, ENGLISH, NURSING DEGREES https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/easiest-online-degrees/ This guide includes flexibility, support services, affordability and cost-effectiveness of 10 degree programs in 2018.
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] BUSINESS DEGREES http://www.discoverbusiness.us/education/online-business-degrees/  2017 List of Best Value Business Degrees  
 
 
COLLEGE  [ONLINE] GRADUATE DEGREES
https://www.gograd.org/resources/students-with-disabilities/ Graduate school success for students with disabilities--scholarships, support resources, and expert insight for achieving an advanced degree        
 
COLLGE [ONLINE] SOCIAL WORK DEGREES https://www.socialworkdegrees.org/  
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] Affordable Colleges Online  http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/ .  College Resources for Students with Disabilities includes a  guidebook      
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE]  Guide to Finding Accredited Online Degrees:  https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/online-degrees/    an overview of the different levels of online education, covering the curriculum, graduation requirements, and kinds of students best served by each type of degree.
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/best-accredited-colleges-schools-for-students-with-disabilities/ Higher Education for Students
with Disabilities
Rights, Resources and Accredited Online Schools
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE]  College Without Debt      https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/debt-free-college/
Tapping Financial Resources Outside of Student Loans for Your College Degree  
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE]  https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/parents-students-disabilities/  Resoruce guide for parents of students with disabilities--understanding aDa, Section 504, IDEA and IEP
 
COLLEGE [ONLINE] Volcom Education  http://www.college-universities.com  Online Universities - Review colleges nationwide including available scholarships    
 
COLLEGE SECTION 504  https://edubirdie.com/blog/resources-for-students-with-disabilities List of useful resources for students with disabilities.  Prpvides links to disability specific resources and Seciton 504.
 
 
COLLEGE STUDENTS  https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/  Disability resources for college students--campus and community support, expert advice & rights for students with disabilities
 

COLLEGE  STUDENTS  http://www.edsmart.org/students-with-disabilities-college-guide  This guide covers topics, such as, transitioning into college, rights of students with disabilities, disability documentation, scholarship and other helpful resources for students with disabilities.

COLLEGE BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED http://www.learningally.org/CollegeSuccess.aspx
 A new research-based program designed to give students like you support throughout college.
  
COLLEGE http://arealonlinedegree.com/college-resources/resources-students-disabilities/ Students with Disabilities--2017 resource guide for students looking to enroll with a university, uncover financial aid and scholarship information, or looking for information about campus student life. 
 
 
COLLEGE  http://www.aheadd.orghttp://filecabinet5.eschoolview.com/dx_brochure1.pdf  AHEADD organization is a comprehensive college support system, helping students with disabilities excel both academically and socially.
 
COLLEGE http://www.going-to-college.org/index.html   Going to College is a comprehensive website that serves as a guide for teens with disabilities transitioning into college life. 
 
COLLEGE  Disability Friendly Colleges: Provides useful links and college information including interactive charts of more than 75 disability friendly colleges and their services.
 
COLLEGE  The College Experience Program (CEP), is an innovative educational experience designed to offer young adults with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to pursue a unique curriculum, in a residential college setting. http://www.livingresources.org/college_experience/
COLLEGE LeBron James to pay for qualified Akron kids to attend University of Akron. http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/local/2015/08/14/0814-lebron-college-scholarships.html
 
We are pleased to offer this 2015 College/University Resource Directory for students who are planning to attend college and who are currently being served on an IEP or 504 plan.Website information, program availability, and eligibility requirements are listed as well as any fees required.
 
  focuses on pre & post graduation college-to-career strategies and includes a look into:
  • In-college career preparation strategies for post-graduate success
  • Common job-hunting challenges and actionable solutions
  • Proactive resources for a successful jump from college-to-career

COLLEGE Parent Guide for College Bound Students http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/parent-support-guide/

COLLEGE PERSONNEL http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/disability-etiquette/ etiquette guidelines for interacting with students with disabilities 

COLLEGE ACCOUNTING DEGREES
 Student's Guide to Accounting https://www.accounting.com/resources/students/
https://www.accounting.com/careers/   Provides guides to all certificate levels and major caree paths
 
COLLEGE BUSINESS DEGREES  Rider University https://online.rider.edu/online-masters-degrees/masters-business-administration/business-resources-entrepreneurs-graduates-disability/  Business programs and resources for entrepreneurs or graduates with a disability. NOTE: OCECD does not endorse any services or products advertised on this website. 
 
COLLEGE BUSINESS DEGREES  https://study.com/resources/business-degrees free research guide to provide a single source of information for those interested in pursuing a degree or job in business, where students and career seekers can learn about business degrees, careers & jobs, certifications and school options. Note: OCECD does not endorse any paid products or services advertised by Study.com
COLLEGE COMPUTER SCIENCE MASTER DEGREES https://computersciencems.com/
 Computer Science Master Degrees offers extensive and up to date information about the careers and salaries available for those with cybersecurity, computer science, and computer engineering degrees. This resource center provides in-depth articles such as "Top Certifications for Developers" and "Cyber Security Resources: Blogs, Podcasts, and Education" so readers can learn more about computer science topics and prepare to join the workforce.     
 
COLLEGE COUNSELING DEGREES https://www.counselingdegreesonline.org/
guide to help students learn about careeer opportunities in behavioral and mental health sciences industry
 
COLLEGE CYBERSECRITY DEGREE/CERTIFICATION  https://cybersecurityguide.org/ 
Find your cybersecurity dreee or certification--A Resource, for cybersecurity-related educational opportunities.
 
COLLEGE CYBERSECURITY DEGREE  SYRACUSE UNIVERTSITY     https://engineeringonline.syr.edu/blog/career-in-cybersecurity/
COLLEGE CYBERSECURITY DEGREE  https://www.purdueglobal.edu/news-resources/how-to-build-career-in-cybersecurity/  How to build a successful career in cybersecurity
 
COLLEGE CYBER DEGREE HUB https://cyberdegreehub.com/ provides students with useful, unbiased information on different security degree programs, schools, and employment opportunities.
 
COLLEGE CYBER MASTER DEGREES https://www.cybersecuritymastersdegree.org/ 
 
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID FOR HEARING IMPAIRED https://www.edumed.org/financial-aid/students-with-hearing-loss-scholarships-resources/  Scholarships and financial aid for students with hearing loss.  NOTE: OCECD does not endorse any services or programs listed on this webiste.
 
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID    Scholarships for students with disabilities. NOTE: OCECD does not endorse any of the programs or services listed on this website. https://www.educationdegree.com/resources/financial-aid/scholarships-students-with-disabilities
 
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID https://couponfollow.com/research/financial-resources-for-students-with-disabilities  DISCLAIMER:  the OHio Coalition does not endorse or recommend any products advertised in this publications.e
 
Like other scholarship providers, there are general disability scholarships that only require the applicant to have a disability and those that may be offered to applicants with a specific disability. The scholarships listed below come from numerous sources, but their main intent is to help disabled students meet their higher education needs and career goals while lessening the financial burden.
 
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID  https://studentloans.net/how-to-pay-for-college-if-you-dont-qualify-for-financial-aid/ 

With the cost of college continuing to rise, many prospective students rely on financial aid to pick up tuition, and the federal government is considered the first place to look for this help.However, in some cases, students aren't able to rely on this and need to look for alternatives. This guide is meant to educate on those alternatives which may include scholarships, grants, state/local aid, and more.

 
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/college/financial-aid-for-students-with-disabilities/  Financial aid for college students with disabilities--how to find and apply for scholarhips, loan forgiveness and other tuition assistance.
 
COLLEGE  FINANCIAL AID  http://www.thesimpledollar.com/guide-to-securing-your-college-students-credit-future/   Guide to securing your chollege stduent's credit future
 
 
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/scholarships-financial-aid-for-students-with-disabilities/  There are also special financial aid and scholarship opportunities for students with disabilities. The purpose of this guide is to focus on these financial aid opportunities and discuss how to take advantage of them.
 
Search for college scholarships by academic major, athletics, art, ethnicity, first in family, GPA, minority, music, state, name or type.
 
COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID https://turbo.intuit.com/blog/relationships/scholarships-for-students-with-disabilities-3580/  Includes both general and disability-specific scholarhsips and tips on applying plus additional sources of financial aid
 
COLLEGE FIRE SCIENCE DEGREES https://www.firesciencedegreeschools.com/  comprehensive set of courses that focus on the various facets of fire safety engineering  
 
 
COLLEGE INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES https://educationusa.state.gov/resources-students-disabilities
https://educationusa.state.gov/resources-students-disabilities    Resources for student with disabilites--new to U.S. Higher education
 
COLLEGE MEDICAL ASSISTANT DEGREES https://www.medicalassistantdegrees.net/careers/disability-career-options/  www.medicalassistantdegrees.net   Information on medical assisting programs and careers for    people with disabilities.    
 
COLLEGE NURSING DEGREES https://www.rntobsnprogram.com/ https://www.rntobsnprogram.com/accelerated-bsn-programs/  https://www.rntobsnprogram.com/healthcare-administration-programs/  
 
 
COLLEGE PROJECT AWARE--STUDENT MENTAL HEALTH OHIO--Cuyahoga, Warren and Wood County ESCs
 
COLLEGE PSYCHOLOGY DEGREES   https://www.psychologydegrees.org/ 
guide to help students learn about careeer opportunities in behavioral and mental health sciences industry
 
COLLEGE SPEECH/LANGUAGE DISORDERS https://speechpathologymastersprograms.com/speech-disorder-resources-college-students/ Speech disorder resources for college students  --disability services, scholarships, degrees, etc.  NOTE: OCECD does not endorse any products or services listed on this websiie.
 
COLLEGE  VISUALLY IMPAIRED  Visually Impaired College Students : Guide to Visual disabilities--how colleges help visually impaired students succeed. http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/colleges-helping-visually-impaired-students/        
 
COLLEGE  VISUALLY IMPAIRED  Visually Impaired College Students  Helping students with visual impairments: reosurces, tools and technology to foster school success  http://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/helping-students-with-visual-impairments/  
 
COMPUTER SCIENCE WEB DESIGN PROGRAM https://www.afterhoursprogramming.com/ 

After Hours Programming helps teach the fundamentals of web development and not just programming. We help teach beginners and anyone interested in how to create amazing websites through programming and design tutorials. We have provided a great list of resources, support and tutorials to help anyone learn programming and the essential to creating an amazing website.

COMPUTERS LAPTOPS https://www.techconsumerguide.com/ultimate-laptop-buying-guide/  /Provides an in-depth look at laptops and chromebooks.  Note: The Ohio Coalition does not endorse the purchase of any products featured on this website.  

EMPLOYMENT  https://edubirdie.com/blog/students-with-disabilities-jobsguide to finding a job for students with disability.. Claims to contain only verified and useful information

EMPLOYMENT  https://www.zippia.com/explore/ "Zippie is a resource site for job seekers who want to empower their career asperations with knowledgeable data." 

EMPLOYMENT https://zety.com/blog/career-advice  https://zety.com/blog/jobs-for-people-with-disabilities  career guides to help find jobs; 100+  jobs for people with disabilities  Disclaimer: OCECD does not endorse the products or services listed on this blog.

EMPLOYMENT OOD  http://oodworks.com/  OOD launched a new job portal called OODWorks.com. The site allows potential consumers to learn about OOD’s Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services and complete an online application. This provides a more streamlined process in their pursuit of employment. Individuals interested in VR services are encouraged to visit the portal where they can watch an orientation video about the employment process, take a brief self-assessment and apply online.
 
EMPLOYMENT  https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/career-resource-center/careers-for-disabilities-abilities/  learn about navigating the path to employment as a person with a disability, and find how to evaluate an employer’s standards of accessibility, accommodation and acceptance in order to find the right career fit.
 
EMPLOYMENT  https://www.velvetjobs.com/articles/insights/employment-disability-resourcescompiled by Joseph Flanagan. This is a disability career resource guide that covers a wide  variety of areas for the modern day including transitional programs, job seeking strategies, resources for employers, People-first Language and online community groups.
 
Disability.gov’s Employment section offers a broad range of resources about finding a job. In addition, we have developed this guide to connect you with programs, services, government agencies and organizations that can help you find information about career planning and job training, employment laws and regulations and job accommodations and supports
 
EMPLOYMENT http://www.jobhero.com/disability-career-guide/ If you are a person with a disability and you’re looking for a job, you’ll find plenty of trustworthy resources to help you in your search. This page also has lots of credible information about public policy, employer compliance, and issues facing disabled individuals in the workforce. Find links to advocacy groups, government agencies, and informative articles. There are also plenty of helpful tools for families, employers, and caregivers.
 
 
EMPLOYMENT  Job Accommodation Network releases transition training module for youth called Bridging the Gap Across Transition http://askjan.org/training/library.htm#ModuleTransition; http://webcast.askjan.org/transition
 
EMPLOYMENT https://www.moneygeek.com/careers/resources/workers-with-disabilities-and-ada/ Guide for Job Seekers with a Disability- Rights and Accommodations Under the ADA
 
 Here’s how to respectfully hold meetings with or onboard a disabled colleague
 
ESTATE PLANNING/GUARDIANSHII https://ddc.ohio.gov/Portals/0/estate-planning-web-3-2019.pdf  Planning for bright tomorrows--estate and future planning  for Ohioans
 
FIRE SCIENCE https://www.firesciencedegreeschools.com/  comprehensive set of courses that focus on the various facets of fire safety engineering
 
GUARDIANSHIP https://ddc.ohio.gov/Portals/0/guardianship2017.pdf  Guardianship in Ohio
 
READING COLLEGE STUDENTS  https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/improving-reading-comprehension/ Improving your reading comprehension skills in college.  Helps older students understand the reading demands in college and offers top strategies, tools, and advice to develop their comprehension and speed
 
RESUMES https://novoresume.com/career-blog/disability-career-guide Career guide for people with disabilities Note: OCECD does not endorse any products or services advertized on this website.
 
RESUMES  https://resumelab.com/resume  "soley focused on helping job seekers master the art of crafting winning resumes and cover letters." Will also be of value for students transitioning from high school to a career or college.
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Provides self-employment resources for people with disabilities who want to launch their own business. 
  
Ohio Department of Education and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities Ohio Transition Support Partnership (OTSP) 
 
TRANSITION  AUTISM SPEAKS  https://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/transition-tool-kit  Transition tool kit
 
TRANSITION OSERS Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, US Dept of Education https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/transition/products/postsecondary-transition-guide-may-2017.pdf  Transtion guide--to postsecondary education and employment for students and youth with disabilities 
 
 
 
TRANSITION  DOWN SYNDROME http://www.ndss.org/Resources/Transition-and-Beyond/Resources-for-Employers/  a brand new NDSS resource guide "Valued, Able & Ready to Work: Employing Individuals with Down Syndrome." The purpose of this guide is to educate employers on the importance of hiring individuals with Down syndrome by highlighting benefits, suggesting tips for success, identifying some challenges, sharing success stories and providing resources.
TRANSITION  New Requirements for Secondary Transition Services for Students with Disabilities: Governor John Kasich signed Senate Bill 316 on June 25, 2012, with an effective date of September 24, 2012, incorporating changes to the secondary transition requirements for students with disabilities. This document answers frequently asked questions about the changes.
 
TRANSITION PACER http://www.pacer.org/transition/learning-center/  The Learning Center informs parents and others about major components of transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities. Explore relevant articles and current resources that will help youth meet their goals for life after high school.
ODE information on  Secondary Transition Requirement for Students with Disabilities: Pursuant to Senate Bill 316, all individualized education programs (IEPs) that are written after September 24, 2012, are required to address specific requirements for transition services beginning no later than the first IEP to be in effect when a child is fourteen (14) years of age and updated annually thereafter. etc 
 
TRANSITION http://ncset.org/  National Center on Secondary Education and Transition: Discover topical information, e-news, publications, events and more. Information on more than 25 diverse topics in secondary education and transition including an overview, answers to commonly asked questions, research abstract, emerging practices, and more. NCSET's online newsletter is loaded with information and links to publications, events, funding opportunities, Web sites, and other useful national resources-all searchable and at your fingertips.
 
VOCATIONAL EDUCATION [ADULT] https://www.vocationaltraininghq.com/best-vocational-training-programs-disabled/  Vocational training for adults with special needs
 
  
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