College Transition Workshop for Students with Disabilities & Their Families

College Transition Workshop for Students with Disabilities & Their Families

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The following is reposted from  Dr. Kevin J. Smith, Superintendent of Schools–

An Invitation to Students with Disabilities and their Parents: A Workshop about the College Transition Process

The Bethel Special Education PTO and Bethel Special Education and Pupil Services Department are once again hosting the workshop:

Planning for Transition: Empowering Students with Learning Disabilities and their Parents in the College Transition Process

Monday, March 12, 2012, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Bethel High School Media Center

This workshop, specifically designed for parents of special education students with IEP’s and 504 plans, will outline the college transition process. Topics to be covered include:

  • Information for students and parents to help understand the transition process from high school to college
  • Levels of support colleges and universities offer
  • Types of post secondary programs
  • Accommodations offered for students
  • Role of parents, students and counselors in this process
  • Admissions process for learning disabled students

Our guest speaker is Sharon Brennan, Higher Education Consultant and Director of Admissions and Enrollment Management Emeritus, Southern Connecticut State University. Please RSVP to Denise Howe, co-president, Bethel Special Education PTO at 203.792.6864, denise.howe@comcast.net, or Fran Peters, Transition Specialist, Bethel Public Schools at 794-8600 x 429,  petersf@bethel.k12.ct.us.  Your future college student is welcome to attend as well!

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