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In the 21st century, receiving appropriate postsecondary education is key to successful employment and decent quality of life. This webinar provides an overview of the transition from school and from combat to postsecondary education, discusses challenges and opportunities for students with disabilities and wounded warriors, and presents strategies for preparing the transition to postsecondary education and for succeeding in postsecondary education. Some of the strategies include person centered goal setting, understanding the demand of college, use of self-advocacy skills, and securing reasonable accommodations.
I. Importance of postsecondary education
II. Challenges and opportunities for individuals with disabilities and for wounded warriors
III. Setting appropriate postsecondary education goals
IV. Understanding the demands of college
V. The importance of self-advocacy
VI. Reasonable accommodations and disability services
VII. Strategies for students with hidden disabilities
VIII. Strategies for wounded warriors
D. Dalun Zhang, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Educational Psychology
Director, Center on Disability and Development
Texas A&M University
For those who cannot connect to the DCS site, an alternative viewing of this webinar will be running on Ustream (http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln).
Created by Rachel Brauner