Transitioning From High School to College

Transitioning From High School to College

It is exciting to begin planning for college. As a student with a disability, it is important to understand the differences between high school and college and how you access your accommodations. Getting to college involves considerable preparation and planning. You, your parents, and your school will play a big part in your transition to college and assist you in obtaining your educational goals. Click here for the Transition FAQ’s.

BreakThru Learning Objectives

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • Establish a transition timeline with milestones, goals and stepping stones.
  • Locate the disability offices for the colleges of your choice.
  • Create a packet of your disability documentation or a lost of the documentation that you must submit.
  • Describe any assistive technology you require. Research each college to ensure they provide such technology.
  • Assess your study habits giving strengths and limitations. Compare your assessment with suggestions from BreakThru.