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Lending Library items are available to be checked out for two weeks to all North Dakota residents.

Handouts are available in either print or digital format. Printed handouts are free to keep. Digital materials are available to download at your convenience.

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Lending Library - Books (2)

Handouts (4)

Online Resources (2)

Books

Dollars & Sense For College Students
by Ellen Braitman
This book will help you develop the smart habits and make the savvy decisions that will keep you out of financial trouble whether you are heading off to school or counting down the days to graduation.

The Power to Spring Up: Postsecondary Education Opportunities for Students with Significant Disabilities
by Diana M. Katovitch, M.S.
This book shows that postsecondary learning is both possible and rewarding for students with significant disabilities (autism, Down syndrome, and other intellectual disabilities. Just as it does for their typically developing peers, more education leads to better job opportunities, greater independence - a more interesting life!

Handouts

College & Career Ready Standards and Students with Disabilties: What Parents Need to Know
Pacer
This booklet describes what all students grades K-12 are expected to know and do in language arts and math. No matter what your state calls its set of standards, the information in this booklet will be useful to help you ensure your child learning the same information as other students in his or her grade. (English)
Download

College and Career Readiness: Keeping Tabs On Your Teen's Future
Channing Bete
What's next for your teen? High school is the time for your teen to think about what he or she wants to do after graduation, set goals, and take steps to reach those goals. By the time they graduate, teens should be ready to start college or an advanced career training program. (English)
To request a copy of this resource, visit or call Pathfinder and ask for Handout #38

Succeeding In College: Keeping Tabs On Staying In School
Channing Bete
Completing your degree pays off. There are many benefits. Compared to people with only a high school diploma, people with a college degree are more likely to find a job in the field of their choice, get promoted and stay employed during economic downturns. (English)
To request a copy of this resource, visit or call Pathfinder and ask for Handout #117

Think College for Students With Disabilities
Think College Website
This checklist is designed to give family members an easy to use list of topics that should be taken into consideration when discussing transition from high school to college. (English)
Download

Online Resources

Making My Way through College: A Guide for Youth with Disabilities
Document

Making My Way through College is aimed at helping students with disabilities navigate postsecondary education. The guide provides information and resources on preparing for and succeeding in college and transitioning from college into the world of work that will be relevant to any student pursuing a degree or other type of credential (e.g., certification, license) at a two-year or four-year community college, college, or university. The content includes:

  • information on getting oriented to college life and one’s school;
  • exploring career interests and making an individualized plan aligned to personal goals; and
  • taking advantage of various opportunities and support to ensure college and career success.

Understand Cyberbullying in College
Website

This site provides tips, tools and solutions for recognizing and stopping bulling in Social Media and online. 

 

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