Publications

2013 WTCS Accommodations for Students with Disabilities Guidelines January 07, 2014

The guide is a revised version from the 1996 and 2006 Guidelines and developed by an excellent WTCS Workgroup of Disability Services Coordinators and Staff. The guide provides information to faculty and instructors on instructional accommodations for classroom activies and student learning in the postsecondary setting.

Power in Numbers: A Profile of American Voters with Disabilities July 15, 2013

Please check out the executive summary entitled, Power in Numbers: A Profile of American Voters with Disabilities. This is the release of the Youth Transitions Collaborative’s first product. This survey, funded by The HSC Foundation, examines the political views of people with disabilities and shows the potential impact people with disabilities have on the American political landscape.

Career Investigations for Transitioning Youth (C.I.T.Y.) May 21, 2013

The Career Investigations for Transitioning Youth (C.I.T.Y.) Program is a partnership among the George Washington University, the Kingsbury School, a school for students with learning disabilities, and the HSC Foundation. The C.I.T.Y. Program was developed to provide a “how to” model for schools and universities to positively impact the transitioning of youth with high incidence disabilities.

Defining College and Career Readiness: A Resource Guide May 20, 2013

The College and Career Readiness and Success Center (http://www.ccrscenter.org) at the American Institutes for Research has granted the HEATH Resource Center permission to post their publication, Definining College and Career Readiness: A Resource Guide (http://www.ccrscenter.org/content/defining-college-and-career-readiness-resource-guide-0).

Do You Need Money for College? Federal Student Aid at a Glance 2013-14 April 25, 2013

The Federal Student Aid at a Glance 2013-14 is a two-page publication that highlights federal student aid.

WTCS Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Guide February 11, 2013

The Wisconsin Technical Colleges (WTCS) Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Guide was developed through a two-year effort by a workgroup consisting of disability services representatives from technical colleges, the Autism Society of WI, and the WTCS Office. The guide was developed to provide disability support providers, university staff, and faculty with useful tools and strategies in working with college students on the autism spectrum.

2013-2014 HEATH Financial Aid Information December 31, 2012

While education beyond high school in the United States is optional, it has become a necessary investment in future employment and life satisfaction for many people. Most, however, cannot afford to make this investment without some outside monetary assistance. Over the years, public and private sources of money have been developed specifically to meet this need. As increasing, but limited, amounts of money have become available, a standardized method of determining eligibility has evolved to promote equitable distribution of student financial aid.

U.S. Department of Education Adult College Completion Tool Kit October 09, 2012

The U.S. Department of Education has created an Adult College Tool Kit to assist educators in addressing college access, quality, and completion. The tool kit is designed to help adult learners, adults in corrections, veterans, and skilled immigrants transition to college.

ODEP Releases Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success February 28, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) is pleased announced the release of "Skills to Pay the Bills: Mastering Soft Skills for Workplace Success," a collection of career development exercises and activities designed to help sharpen the communication and other "soft" skills of young workers, including those with disabilities.

2012-2013 Guide to Federal Student Aid February 24, 2012

This guide for students provides information on the federal aid programs available for students planning to attend college.