Supporting Families of Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education

The National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth (NCWD/Youth) assists state and local workforce development systems to better serve all youth, including youth with disabilities and other disconnected youth. NCWD/Youth works to ensure that transition age youth are provided full access to high quality services in integrated settings to gain education, employment and independent living.

Among NCWD/Youth’s many resources are numerous “Info Briefs” including:

Supporting Families of Students with Disabilities in Postsecondary Education  is intended to create increased understanding of the important role that families can play in the post-secondary success of students with disabilities.

The many other “Info Briefs” Fact Sheets and other publications, all organized by topic, can be found at  NCWD/Youth Publications



WINAHEAD is made up of representatives from thirty institutions. Our members are professionals employed by two- and four-year colleges and universities who work directly with students with disabilities to ensure equal access to higher education. WIN indicates the geographic area we represent: Western Iowa and Nebraska. AHEAD is our national parent organization, the Association on Higher Education and Disability.
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