Tag: Self-Advocacy

DREAM Shares Advice for College Students with Disabilities

DREAM (Disability Rights, Education Activism, and Mentoring),  is a national organization for and by college students with disabilities. DREAM is open to higher education students of all types, including graduate students, part-time students, and those who are auditing higher education courses.  It is open to students of all ages with any kind of disability. DREAM … Continue reading DREAM Shares Advice for College Students with Disabilities

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Department of Education Releases New Transition Guide

The U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services,  has just released a new guide to assist students with disabilities transition from high school to postsecondary education and/or employment. The guide, "A Transition Guide to Postsecondary Education and Employment for Students and Youth with Disabilities," (January, 2017), is available at: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/transition/products/postsecondary-transition-guide-2017.pdf

College Admission and Transition for Students with Tourette Syndrome or Disabilities

Getting into college can be a challenge for young adults with Tourette Syndrome or disabilities. Dr. Shirag Shemmassian is an expert on college admissions and offers advice and insight for getting into college and transitioning to college life. Dr. Shemmassian also has Tourette Syndrome. In  this short video from the Tourette Association of America, he … Continue reading College Admission and Transition for Students with Tourette Syndrome or Disabilities