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GWAEA Guiding Transitions Booklet 2015.pdf


Parent Support

Grant Wood AEA Parent-Educator Partnership (PEP)
Grant Wood AEA PEP Transition Guide

"Life After High School: Ready or Not" - GWAEA Transition Folder

"Life After High School: Ready or Not" - GWAEA Transition Folde - SPA (2013)

Life after HS_SPA.docx (2013)


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Career Connections
VITAL Program


Career Information

Harvard College Midwest Club

Iowa Public Television - Information on different careers ICN presentations, etc.
Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services - Resources links
National Center for Learning Disabilities - Transition to College and Work for Teens
National Center on Secondary Education and Transition
School To Careers

Secondary Transition, Age of Majority documents, Iowa Department of Education
U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Outlook Handbook
World Wide Learn - Career Planning Guide



Age of Majority documents

Getting Ready for Independent Living at the Age of Majority -Center for Parent Information and Resources
Grades, Diplomas, Transcripts

Interactive FAFSA Guide and Scholarship Database

Support Accommodations Request Microsoft Word
SAR Overview.doc
SAR Instructions.doc
SAR Form.doc

Post High School Educational Opportunities
A Guide to Visual Disabilities - How Colleges Help Visually Impaired Students Succeed

Division on Career Development and Transition

Fair Opportunity Project - The Guide: A College Admissions and Financial Aid Guide for All Students

Pacer's National Parent Center on Transition and Employment

DHS Websites for information about waivers
DHS information, comparison charts, and applications for waiver services

Habilitation Services for Mental Health is an HCBS program, but is not actually a waiver so it's not listed with the waivers.


Iowa Division of Vocational Rehabilitation


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