College-based Transition Services (CBTS)

Think College Webinar: Planning for College Success Now: Recommendations for IEP Team

With the enactment of the Higher Education Opportunities Act of 2008, a growing number of opportunities exist across the country for students with ID to attend college. In this timeframe, we have learned a lot about how students with ID meet higher expectations when given the chance to learn and work with their peers at college. At the same time, we have also learned more about how we can better prepare younger students for college success.

This Q&A from the U.S. Department of Education describes how state and local agencies may coordinate to assist students and youth with disabilities in high school and at postsecondary education institutions, through appropriate supports funded under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehabilitation Act)....Read more

National Coordinating Center