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Resources for Parents of Students with Disabilities

Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD )
Provides several resources and "Frequently Asked Questions" for parents and students. Transition material is also provided.

JMU's Center for Counseling and Student Development
Provides information for parents and families, offering several resources and information on the college experience.

National Center for Learning Disabilities: Parent and Advocacy Guides
These free downloadable publications will provide you with in-depth information on key topics that impact your child's education in college.

Office of Civil Rights - Letter to Parents
This letter addresses some concerns for parents and students with disabilities, particularly related to the transition from high school to college.

Online College Learning for Students with Disabilities A complete guide to distance learning for students with disabilities. Learn how to work with disability services, employ assistive technology, evaluate online programs, and succeed in the virtual classroom.