ERIC Number: ED270590
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Make the Most of Your Opportunities. A Guide to Postsecondary Education for Adults with Handicaps.
American Council on Education, Washington, DC. Higher Education and the Handicapped Resource Center.
This guide has been prepared to help disabled students of all ages who are thinking about continuing their education after high school. It is based on the experiences of students with handicaps in postsecondary education, and contains practical suggestions designed to assist disabled persons in managing their daily challenges as they continue their education. Topics covered in the narrative part of the guide include the following: self-advocacy, planning ahead, looking for the best school, admissions, services available, arranging for necessary services, vocational rehabilitation services, support groups, and independent living. A list of resources for students considering postsecondary education and a list of HEATH (Higher Education and the Handicapped) publications conclude the guide. (KC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Admission Criteria, Admission (School), Adult Students, College Admission, Disabilities, Eligibility, Exceptional Persons, Guidelines, Mainstreaming, Normalization (Handicapped), Postsecondary Education, Resources, Self Actualization, Self Care Skills, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Personnel Services, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. Higher Education and the Handicapped Resource Center.