Resources - Planning for Postsecondary

Internal Resources

Project 10 - Resources Related to Postsecondary Education for People with Disabilities

Project 10 - Rural Students Transitioning to Postsecondary

Project 10 - Scholarships, Grants and Financial Resources for Students with Disabilities

External Resources

Career Education Basic Skills Assessment, Technical Assistance Paper (revised October 5, 2010) (pdf)
Provides information on 1) the legal basis for basic skills assessment in career education; 2) procedures to be followed throughout the assessment process; 3) counseling of students who do not meet the basic skills exit requirements; 4) exemptions/waivers of basic skills requirements; and 5) accommodations for students with disabilities.

Economic Security Report: Measuring the Economic Success of Florida's Graduates (2016)
This report results from a partnership between the State of Florida and College Measures. It focuses on the median first-year earnings of recent graduates and completers1 from Florida’s public postsecondary educational institutions: the State University System of Florida (SUS), the Florida College System (FCS) and District Technical Centers (DTCs).

Set a Postsecondary Education or Training Destination and Map a Course to Get There (pdf)
This two-page handout developed by the PACER Center provides an overview of things for parents and students to consider in order to make a plan for a successful transition to postsecondary or training opportunities, including entrance exams, financial aid and engagement with other agencies.

Supporting Accommodation Requests: Guidance on Documentation Practices (pdf)
This April 2012 document from the Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) presents a conceptual framework for using disability documentation to make informed decisions in a postsecondary setting.

Training: A Checklist for Parents (pdf)
This two-page checklist developed by the PACER Center can be used by parents to begin a conversation with their child or children about postsecondary education and training.

Training: What Parents Can Do Now (pdf)
This brief handout developed by the PACER Center outlines considerations and steps for parents to take to help their youth with disabilities prepare for postsecondary education and training.