Part B (ages 6 through 21)

Federal Sources Federal Sources

U.S. Department of Education - Home Page
College Navigator
Plan Your Education
Transition of Students With Disabilities To Postsecondary Education: A Guide for High School Educators

Institute of Education Science - Special Education Research
Perceptions and Expectations of Youth With Disabilities. A Special Topic Report of Findings From the National Longitudinal Transition Study-2 (NLTS2)

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP)
General IDEA Guidance from OSEP
OSEP’s Legislation and Policy Guidance
OSEP Policy Correspondence

Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) IDEA 2004 Website:
Building the Legacy: IDEA 2004
This site is a "one-stop shop" for resources related to IDEA and its implementing regulations, released on August 3, 2006.
Topic Briefs:
Secondary Transition
Individualized Education Program (IEP), Team Meetings and Changes to the IEP
Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Data Accountability Center (DAC)
Data Tables for OSEP State Reported Data
This information is provided for those interested in the numbers of students with disabilities and trends.  The information is collected by state according to the requirements of Section 618 of IDEA 2004.  No interpretation is provided.  The viewer should read the latest OSEP annual report to congress for the interpretation of the data:
Population & Enrollment Data
State-level Data Files

National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth

Employer Guideposts for Success
Disability Legislation for Youth
NCWD/Youth provides all the legislation with annotations about
•    Age of youth covered by legislation,
•    Eligibility criteria,
•    Services provided,
•    Providers of the services, and
•    Triggers for turning services on or stopping services.

Youth – Web section
School-Based Preparatory Experiences
Career Preparation & Work-Based Learning Experiences
Youth Development and Leadership (YD/YL)
Parents – Web section
Youth Service Practitioners – Web section
Professional Development Tools – Web section
This section includes:
•    KSA Resources
•    Training Modules
•    Technical Assistance Tools
•    Peer To Peer Youth Mentor Training
Manuals & Guides – Web section
Info & Research Briefs – Web section

National Secondary Transition Technical Assistance Center  (NSTTAC)
Post Secondary Education

Heath Resource Center: Online Clearinghouse on Postsecondary Education for Individuals with Disabilities
Transitioning from High School to College: A Spotlight on Section 504

Awareness of Postsecondary Options
Campus Life/College Living
Financial Literacy
Students with Disabilities in the College Classroom
Rehabilitation Services
Working With Faculty

National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities
After High School: A First Look at The Post-school Experiences of Youth with Disabilities

The National Consortium on Deaf-Blindness
Adult Services
Breaking Through the Barriers with Leadership Training
Customized Employment: A Strategy for Developing Inclusive Employment Opportunities
Transition Packet

IDEA Partnership Organizations IDEA Partnership Organizations

Learning Disabilities Association of America
Learning Despite Learning Disabilities
Transition to College
What is a SOP?
Success in College for Adults
Post Secondary Educational Options
How College Students with Learning Disabilities Can Advocate for Themselves
Transitioning from College to Work

National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD)

College and Work Section
NCLD and 92nd Street Y present:
"Planning for Postsecondary Transition"

American Educational Guidance Center
Colleges with Programs for Learning Disabled Students