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Association of Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD). Going to college can be intimidating to anyone. If think you may need extra advice, check out this site

Georgia Student Finance Commission. Apply for financial aid and scholarships in GA.

Special Education law. There is a book that may be purchased from the website, but the site itself has extremely useful

Helping students plan, apply and pay for college.

Social Security Administration:

Georgia Department of Education:, (click on exceptional students)

Georgia Learning Resource System (GLRS)

American Foundation for the Blind, National Literacy Center

Parent Training and Information Center

Parent Mentor Program

National Center on Secondary Education and transition

Georgia Transition Website

Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities

Transition Coalition

The Georgia ARC Network

Autism Society of Georgia

Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorders

Georgia Parent Support Network

Brain Injury Association of Georgia

President's Council on Employment of Persons with Disabilities

National Transition Alliance

Educational Resources Information Center

Georgia Advocacy Office

Georgia Department of Human resources, Division of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (click on Services, then Developmental Disabilities)

Statewide Independent Living Council

Disability.Gov: Connecting the Disability Community to Information and Opportunity

List of resources for children with disabilities

Special Education Law/Advocacy

Online transition assessments

Information on colleges and careers

Federal student aid information

Special Needs Alliance

Academy of Special Needs planners

Georgia Transition Manual , (click on About DOE on top menu, go to Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment, click on Special Education Services and Supports, then Transition to post secondary, then A Framework for the local district, then Transition manual)

Georgia Project for Assistive Technology