Continuing with School


Continuing with School

Education does not end when we graduate from high school. Some individuals with disabilities go on to college, some take advantage of technical training for a certain kind of job, and some continue to learn daily living and general job skills.


If college is in the future, there are steps students with disabilities need to be taking now to make sure they are ready.

Accommodations on SAT

GAFutures– planning tool includes students as early as middle school; Financial Aid Wizard and HOPE scholarship updates can help with funding.

Wrightslaw Help for College Students with Disabilities

Preparing for Postsecondary Education: Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

Finding Your College Fit

The 411 on Disability Disclosure: A Workbook for Youth with Disabilities

Going to College – A Resource for Teens with Disabilities

Transition Year/Your Source for Emotional Health at College

Postsecondary Education and Students with Disabilities – This document explains the legal obligations that postsecondary institutions have toward students with disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Fair Housing Act.

Instituciones De Educación Postsecundaria Y Estudiantes Con Discapacidades – Este documento explica las obligaciones legales que las instituciones de educación postsecundaria tienen hacia los estudiantes con discapacidades bajo la Ley sobre Estadounidenses con Discapacidades, la Sección 504 de la Ley de Rehabilitación y la Ley de Vivienda Justa.


Read Helen’s story about transition and attending a college in Georgia.

Technical Training

Some students may find they want to learn technical skills after high school. Technical schools provide training for future occupations in such things as car repair, cosmetology, childcare, and computer repair.

Technical Colleges in Georgia

College for Students with Intellectual Disabilities

There are opportunities for students with intellectual disabilities to attend programs that allow them to participate in college learning experiences.

Find out more from Think College

Inclusive Post-Secondary Education in Georgia

Read the Blogs at We Connect Now

A site that unites college students with disabilities and discusses access to higher education and employment issues.

“From Where I Sit” Video Series

Watch this video series featuring eight California State University students with disabilities sharing their experiences in the college classroom.

Accommodations for Post-Secondary Settings

This video was created by parents, as a conversation between parents, to help families understand this transition opportunity. Because services are frequently evolving, please contact the Georgia Department of Education and the Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency for more information.

Transitioning into Adulthood

By Jessica Tursi
Picture of Jessica Tursi

Life is always changing. As human beings we’re always growing and transforming our lives to best suit ourselves. In a blink of an eye it almost feels like it we’re grown. Isn’t that what life is all about; growing to be the best version of ourselves? There are many changes that will occur during a person’s lifetime. Read More