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A Guide to College Savings Plans

There are special tax-free college savings plans available to help set aside money for college that can grow into substantial savings. This guide is intended to help tomorrow's college students determine the best way to save money for college expenses. It highlights the advantages of various college savings plans and differences between each savings option.

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College-level Reading - Tips and Tools to Help with Comprehension and Fluency

This is a guide for parents and students and provides a quick overview of tools and strategies to aid comprehension and fluency while reading college level text.

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Foster Care Transition Tool Kit

This toolkit is intended to help youth currently in foster care and young adults formerly in foster care access the information and resources needed to begin their transition to young adulthood. The toolkit includes tips and resources to help youth and young adults tackle social, emotional, educational, skills and resource barriers. The toolkit can be also a resource for kinship guardians, foster and adoptive parents, relative caregivers, as well as social workers, teachers, and counselors.

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Going to College with Disabilities

Every college has services for disabled students and will work with you to make your experience as stress-free and successful as possible. This website provides steps you should take if you're disabled and planning to go to college.

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Guide to Trade and Vocational Schools (Online)

Today’s economy demands a skilled, trained, and educated workforce and completing post-secondary degree or certificate programs has become a prerequisite for an increasing number of occupations. In fact, research from the Center for Education and the Workforce at Georgetown University projected that by 2018, nearly two-thirds of all jobs in the United States will require some type of postsecondary education. With that in mind, in his 2009 State of the Union Address, President Obama issued a challenge to every American–commit to completing at least one year of post-secondary education or training.

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Guide to Transition Services

This is a guide to assist in the transition process for youth with disabilities and their families. Topics include: definitions of IEP; categories of transition services; post-secondary goal; the rights of students and parents; and advocacy tips. The guide also includes a list of transition services and supports in New York City and transition planning timeline.

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How to Get A Degree Without Debt

This guide provides guidance on keeping debt burdens to manageable levels. The guide provides strategies and tactics that can bring individuals closer to their goal of graduating without debt — or with very little debt.

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State University of New York (SUNY)

State University of New York is the public university system in New York State with 64 schools around the state including research universities, academic medical centers, liberal arts colleges, community colleges, colleges of technology and an online learning network.

View SUNYs Campuses using our MSNavigator Mapping Tool.
Our SUNY and CUNY maps contain links to disability information for each school.

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The Ultimate Guide to the FAFSA: 10 Steps to a Successful Student Loan Application

This is a step-by-step guide for applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Completion of the the FAFSA application is necessary to receive financial assistance for post-secondary education, including student loans and grants from schools, the federal and local government.

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Transition Tool Kit

The guiding principle Autism Speaks used in developing this kit is that all individuals with autism, regardless of the level of support needed, should be able to live a life filled with purpose, dignity, choices and happiness. This kit will provide you with suggestions and options for you to consider as you set out on this journey toward finding your own unique path to adulthood.

Developed by the Council on Children and Families and Funded by the Developmental Disabilities Planning Council