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Info Session for High School Students with Disabilities on April 29

Posted Apr. 22, 2014

 
Kent State University at Stark will host PlanningYourTransition, presented by Student Accessibility Services, on Tuesday, April 29 at 6 p.m. in the Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Avenue NW in Jackson Township. The presentation, which is co-sponsored by Kent State Stark, Stark State College, the University of Mount Union, Malone University and Walsh University, is free and open to the public.
 
Planning Your Transition is designed to answer questions frequently asked by parents and students about going to college with a disability. This presentation is applicable to high school students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP) or 504 Plans who are preparing to attend any higher education institution.
 
Included in the open discussion will be information on how to navigate college with a physical, physiological or learning disability; the skills students need to succeed in college; the rights and responsibilities of students under the Americans with Disabilities Act; the academic accommodations process; how the Bureau of Vocational Rehabilitation can help; and which questions to ask to help you choose a college or university. Planning Your Transition will end with a question and answer session.
 
To RSVP for this presentation, email StarkSAS@kent.edu or call 330-244-3281. To request special accommodations for the event, contact Theresa Huart at 330-244-3281.