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Welcome to Life After High School!

Got mixed emotions? We can relate. In those first years after you leave school it's normal to feel excited, anxious, confused, hopeful, and frustrated--maybe all on the same day. We're here to help...

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Making it work: Exploring accommodations and supports

Sometimes your boss (or a potential employer) may need a little help. It could be that they’d like to hire you or promote you to a job with more responsibilities, but they’re concerned that it may be too challenging for you. Maybe. But maybe all you need is a workplace accommodation. What’s an accommodation and how could it help you?...

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All-things-employment in one very helpful training

Indiana is now one of five states offering Family Employment Awareness Training (FEAT). You’re probably already aware that transition to adult life and support services can be complicated. FEAT gives transition-age students, young adults with disabilities, families, and caregivers the chance to see beyond complications to real possibilities...

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Five Transition Resource Sites for Students and Families

In the world of transition, information can help you navigate this new road you’re on and open up a world of possibilities. But how do you find the right information and how can you be sure that it’s coming from a source you can trust?

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Planning for College 101: What Are Your Options?

You may have already decided that you want to attend college or earn an academic degree. If this is your final year in school, that probably means you’re graduating from an Indiana high school with either a Core 40 or a General Diploma. But if you’ll be leaving school in a few years with a Certificate of Completion, does that mean you can’t experience college? Not necessarily...

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Paying for College: FAFSA 101

This month is all about funding your college or career education. You and your family already know how expensive college can be. The good news: You may be eligible for some financial help. One of the most important things you can do is fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. The FAFSA is the first step in finding out if you are eligible for state or federal...

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