Post High School Resources

College

Accommodations

Post Secondary Disclosure - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives tips on how to navigate accessing accommodations in college.

Steps to Obtain Accommodations in College - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives a basic path on how to obtain accommodations in college.

Financial Assistance

What to Expect When Applying for ACCESS-VR - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives a step-by-step guide on how to apply for ACCESS-VR. (ACCESS stands for "Adult Career & Continuing Education Services", and the VR stands for "Vocational Services.")

Work Force

Employee Rights

- come soon -

Job Hunting

What to Expect When Applying for ACCESS-VR - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives a step-by-step guide on how to apply for ACCESS-VR. (ACCESS stands for "Adult Career & Continuing Education Services", and the VR stands for "Vocational Services.")

Self Employed

Finances

The fully accessible guide to starting a business with a disability - An article on CreditCards.com that gives an overview of options available to help people with disabilities become self employed.

Day to Day Life

Finances

Financial Well-Being for People with Disabilities - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives tips on how to maintain your finances while receiving disability benefits.

Money Management Basics - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that gives guidance on how to manage your money as an independent adult.

Social Security Administration Tip Sheet - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that explains a bit about Social Security Disability and one's options on how to apply for it.

Housing

Independent Living Centers - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York that explains what Independent Living Centers are.

Other

Navigating Adult Services - PDF from Parent Network of Western New York, listing different organizations in New York State, how to contact them, what services they offer, and who's eligible for their services.