Transition

TRANSITION

PRESENTATIONS

Encouraging Your Teenagers to Find Their Own Paths:
A Roadmap for Choosing a College, a Career, or Something Different

Rick Fiery, MS, MBA

VIDEO

Materials: Find Your Path (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Youth Council and Weston Youth Services

Transition Programs:
Preparing and Supporting Students with IEPs and Section 504 Plans for Their Postsecondary Pursuits

VIDEO

Materials:
Chapel Haven brochure (PDF Format)
Chapel Haven presentation (PDF Format)
Mansfield Hall presentation (PDF Format)

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Presented by SPED*NET Wilton in partnership with Wilton Public Schools and Newtown Sped PTA

Post High School and College Planning for Students on the Spectrum: Helping Our Students Prepare for Their Future and Find the Right Path

Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD

Transitioning to College:
A Roadmap for Reasonable Accommodations Under Section 504

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq.

VIDEO

Materials: Transition to College (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by SoNo Branch Library: SPED MATTERS

Building Skills for College Success:
Tips for Students with Disabilities and Their Families

Ptahra Jeppe, Esq.

Academic Coaching:
Empowering Students with ADHD and
Executive Function Challenges

Kelly Schwenkmeyer, MEd

VIDEO

Materials: Academic Coaching (PDF Format)

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Transitioning: When a Child with a Disability Turns 18, What’s Next?

Colleen E. Masse, Esq.

VIDEO

Materials: Transition at Age 18 (PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by SoNo Branch Library: SPED MATTERS

Transitioning to College:
Understanding Post-Secondary Challenges and Legal Issues for Students with ADHD and Learning Disabilities

Robert M. Tudisco, Esq.

VIDEO

Materials: Transitioning to College
(PDF Format)

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Co-sponsored by Wilton Library

ARTICLES FOR PARENTS

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

When students with learning differences transition from high school to college, Section 504 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) replace the IDEA as their source of legal protections. This ushers in a new standard for receiving Assistive Technology (AT) services: college students with disabilities must be provided with aids, benefits, or services that level the playing field and that provide them with an equal opportunity to achieve the same result or the same level of achievement as others.

ARTICLE

by Daria Rockholz, PhD, with Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Helping your child prepare for college involves more than just academic readiness. Encouraging the independence they’ll need to succeed begins in high school by having them assume greater responsibility for all facets of their life.

ARTICLE

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

When looking for a college, it’s important to match the types of services needed with the services offered. Typically, colleges offer one of three levels of support.

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by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

Going from high school directly into college may not be the best choice for your child with learning challenges. Understanding and evaluating the alternatives can help put your young adult on a career path in line with her abilities, strengths, and maturity level.

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by Jacob Presson

When a student teacher returns to the preschool he once terrorized, a young child triggers memories of his struggles with ADHD.

ARTICLE

by Eve Kessler, Esq.
for Smart Kids with LD

College is not the only route to career success. Helping your non-college bound teen find his path is the specialty of Rick Fiery, co-founder of Inventive Labs. This article, based on Fiery’s ADDitude Magazine Expert Webinar, Encouraging Your Children to Find Their Own Paths, summarizes his strategy for helping teens find their way to a successful career.

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