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Department Resources

 

1. College Board

Information for students and parents includes planning, finding, applying, and paying for postsecondary education as well as College Board tests (PSAT, SAT, AP, CLEP).

 

2. EduRef.org

A website to ensure each student has taken all the necessary steps during their senior year of high school to help prepare them to meet the requirements for college admission.
 

3. FACTS

This website provides information on Florida’s post-secondary institutions, career guidance, occupations and resources for planning school courses and personal high school academic evaluations.

 

4. The Family Café

Provides individuals with disabilities and their families with an opportunity for collaboration, advocacy, friendship and empowerment by serving as a facilitator of communication, a space for dialogue and a source of information.

 

5. Family Network on Disabilities (FND)

Promotes access to family-driven support, education, information, resources, workshops and online modules and advocacy.

 

6. Florida Inclusion Network (FIN) 

FIN provides learning opportunities, consultation, information and support to educators, families and community members.

 

7. FYI Transition

A website designed for students with disabilities, parents and professionals to help assist with the transition planning process.

 

8. Got Transition

Aims to improve transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of new and innovative strategies for health professionals and youth and families.

 

9. MyCareerShines

A new online planning tool  that enables students to explore careers, identify personal preferences for future employment, and learn about the educational requirements for specific professions.

 

10. National Center on Secondary Education and Transition (NCSET) 

NCSET coordinates national resources, offers technical assistance and disseminates information related to secondary education and transition for youth with disabilities.

 

11. Project 10: Transition Education Network 

Assist Florida school districts and relevant stakeholders in building capacity to provide secondary transition services to students with disabilities in order to improve their academic success and post-school outcomes.

 

12. Think College!

Is a national organization dedicated to developing, expanding, and improving inclusive higher education options for people with intellectual disability. With a commitment to equity and excellence, Think College supports evidence-based and student- centered research and practice by generating and sharing knowledge, guiding institutional change, informing public policy, and engaging with students, professionals and families.