A RAISE Center Resource Collection Scholarships for Youth with DisabilitiesThis list of available scholarships includes the funder names, descriptions, and contact information for students to explore financing for their higher educations. Assistive Technology that Supports Independent Living for Young Adults with DisabilitiesThere is a wide range of assistive technology (AT) that can be used to […]
College and Career Ready Standards
A RAISE Center Resource Collection Students, know your rights!This helpful tip sheet informs students over 18 of their rights to continue their education in high school, and guides them on attending a regular Department of Education high school or an alternative program. Business 30-Second Training Series and Resource GuideDesigned to educate businesses, hiring managers, and supervisors […]
This collection of helpful resources from the Social Security Administration provides information on and links to a wide variety of employment supports and national and community resources.
June 2017 A briefing paper for Parent Centers from the Center for Parent Information and Resources This brief in Word format This brief as a PDF This brief is written primarily for… …Parent Centers to use with staff, volunteers, or Board members who are new to the disability field or who wish to deepen or refresh their […]
Welcome to Section 2 of the Stakeholder Guide to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This guide provides Parent Center staff and their advocacy partners with an understanding of key provisions in ESSA so that they may become meaningfully involved in how the law is now planned and implemented by the states. The guide is presented on […]
(2016) | Useful to Parent Centers looking for technical assistance about testing accommodations in the ADA. This resource provides technical assistance on testing accommodations for individuals with disabilities who take standardized exams and other high-stakes tests. It addresses the obligations of testing entities, including private, state, or local government entities that offer exams related to […]
(2016, April) The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 offers a number of opportunities for states and districts to advance deeper learning and ensure that all students graduate from high school with the ability to think critically, solve complex problems, collaborate with peers, communicate effectively, and be self-directed. Deeper learning is the delivery of […]
NTACT is the National Technical Assistance Center on Transition. This webinar provides an overview of NTACT’s technical assistance services available to state education and also state vocational rehabilitation (VR) agencies. It features a short tour of the transition-related resources available on NTACT’s website that Parent Centers are welcomed to use and share.
Lessons Learned About Instruction from Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in College and Career Ready Assessments
(Published January 2016) Useful to Parent Centers when working with parents and the rest of the IEP team to make sure that all the student’s needs are included in the IEP. The new large-scale assessments rolled out by consortia and states are designed to measure student achievement of rigorous college- and career-ready (CCR) standards. Recent […]
(2015) Useful to Parent Centers, professionals, and families working with youth who have disabilities interested in attending college Making My Way through College is aimed at helping students with disabilities navigate postsecondary education. The guide provides information and resources on preparing for and succeeding in college and transitioning from college into the world of work that […]