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Advising High School Students with Disabilities. Online Sources and Resources The GW HEATH Resource Center Donna Martinez. HEATH Resource Center. Director, Donna Martinez The GW HEATH Resource Center Online Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities

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Advising high school students with disabilities

Advising High School Students with Disabilities

Online Sources and Resources

The GW HEATH Resource Center

Donna Martinez


HEATH Resource Center

  • Director, Donna Martinez

  • The GW HEATH Resource Center

  • Online Clearinghouse on Postsecondary

  • Education for Individuals with Disabilities

  • Graduate School of Education and Human

  • Development

    • 2134 G Street NW

    • Washington, DC 20052

  • Voice: 202-973-0904


AGENDA

  • A call to raise expectations

  • College for ALL

  • “Workforce Readiness” report card

  • Issues for students

  • Challenges to overcome

  • Resources from HEATH

  • More resources on their way


The need to raise our sights
The Need to Raise Our Sights

No High School Senior Left Behind

  • The tyranny of low expectations devastates life chances for many students

  • Senior year: A lost opportunity to link students with either postsecondary studies or work

  • Guidance needed about opportunities and requirements for continued study or work

WOODROW WILSON NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION &

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON THE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR YEAR

January 2001


“In the agricultural age, postsecondary education was a pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

Today, it is just common sense for all.” WOODROW WILSON NATIONAL FELLOWSHIP FOUNDATION &

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON THE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR YEAR

January 2001


Pse options opening for all
PSE: OPTIONS OPENING FOR ALL pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

Now that we're making strong progress in K-12 schools, the next frontier is college. Especially now that higher education is becoming more and more essential for everyonein our global knowledge economy.

  • U.S. Secretary of Education Margaret Spellings, October 3, 2007 announced U.S. Department of Education will provide 1.5 million dollars for TA Center to help colleges and universities develop/expand programs for students with intellectual disabilities.


Survey Data on Workforce Readiness pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

"Workforce Readiness Report Card”

Business Leadership: Supporting Youth Development and the Talent Pipeline. (p.7)

http://www.uwmb.org/businessmeetscommunity/docs/Business_Leadership.pdf


Survey Data on Workforce Readiness pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

"Workforce Readiness Report Card”

Business Leadership: Supporting Youth Development and the Talent Pipeline. (p.7)

http://www.uwmb.org/businessmeetscommunity/docs/Business_Leadership.pdf


Survey Data on Workforce Readiness pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

"Workforce Readiness Report Card”

Business Leadership: Supporting Youth Development and the Talent Pipeline. (p.7)

http://www.uwmb.org/businessmeetscommunity/docs/Business_Leadership.pdf


Issues for students
Issues for Students pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

  • New Admissions Policies

  • Academic Accommodations

  • Technology

  • Student’s Self-awareness

  • Knowing Rights and Responsibilities

  • Accessing Resources for Support

  • Keeping Focus/Organization


Challenges to Overcome pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

  • Self-determined and Self-advocating

  • Self-monitoring and regulation

  • Independence (being on their own)

  • New learning and living environments

  • Becoming one’s own BEST advocate

  • Problem-solving

  • Making friends and establishing boundaries

  • (finding social support)

  • Developing on-going communication

    • HOW?


Resources from heath
Resources from HEATH pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

www.HEATH.gwu.edu

  • ABOUT US

  • CALENDAR

  • PUBLICATIONS:

    * From the Director’s Desk

    * Quarterly Newsletters

    * Research Papers

    * Fact Sheets

    * Archived Paper

    * Archived Fact Sheets

  • NEWS

  • FAQs

  • Links


Welcome to the new face of heath
Welcome to the New Face of HEATH pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.


Welcome to the new face of heath1
Welcome to the New Face of HEATH pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

SOMETHING OLD

SOMETHING NEW

SOMETHING BORROWED

SOMETHING BLUE


Resources from HEATH pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

  • Guidance and Career Counselors' Toolkit: Advising High School Students with Disabilities on Postsecondary Options

This resource contains answers

to counselors’ most frequently

asked questions about

Postsecondary opportunities for

students with disabilities.

http://www.heath.gwu.edu/files/active/1/Toolkit.pdf


Toolkit table of contents

Part One: Tools for Counseling Students with Disabilities pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

Part Two: Services and Strategies for Students with Disabilities

Part Three: College, Career, and Other Postsecondary Options

Part Four: Procedural Concerns for Successful Transitions

Toolkit Table of Contents


Lumina foundation for education
Lumina Foundation for Education pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

Supported in part by Lumina Foundation for Education, an Indianapolis-based, private, independent foundation dedicated to expanding success in education beyond high school.


* From the Director’s Desk pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

* Quarterly Newsletters * Research Papers

* Fact Sheets* Archived Papers* Archived Fact Sheets


Federal Financial Supports, Scholarships pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

HEATH IS NOT A FUNDING SOURCE


Summer Pre-College Programs pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.


Click to pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

Open &

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A Copy for You & A Copy for Your Friends pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.


Rss feed no more emails
RSS FEED = NO MORE EMAILS! pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.


OTHER RESOURCES pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

Links page:

43 Categories of topics

AskHEATH:

Telephone 202-973-0904

Email: [email protected]


Accommodations pipe dream for most Americans. In the industrial age, it was the birthright of only a few. By the space age, it became common for many.

Working with Faculty

Managing Finances

Emotional Supports

Independent Living Skills

Self-Advocacy Skills

Rehabilitation services

Campus Life

Awareness Postsecondary Options

Community College

Career Technical Vocational Education

College Application Process

Financial Aid

Legal Issues

PLANNED RESOURCES

NEW STUDENT FOCUSED MODULES:


We do not extend help to children solely because of moral obligations.

It is also because we have faith in the future of our society, in its progress, its values, and its traditions, and we want our children to have every possible

opportunity to participate in

the society and contribute to it.

Marian Wright Edelman, Founder: Children’s Defense Fund


QUESTIONS obligations.


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