Learning how to speak up for yourself, ask for necessary accommodations, and be in control of your life is important for an individual with a disability. These information sheets will help you learn how to take charge and be part of the decision-making process
How the Americans with Disabilities Act supports adults with disabilities.
When, what, and to whom to disclose information about your disability.
Knowing when and how to ask for accommodations after high school can be tricky. This information sheet explains the process.
Teaching your child about the changes that will occur at age 18.
Soft skills (conversation skills, good hygiene, self-motivation, etc.) can be just as important to life and career readiness as education and technical skills. Learn how to encourage these skills in the home.
Learn how to advocate for yourself in your IEP meetings.
Learn what self-determination is and why it’s important to living a fulfilled life.