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Understanding the Concerns of Parents of Students with Disabilities: Challenges and Roles for School Counselors

Professional school counselors can be more effective in their work with parents of students with disabilities — as well as with the students themselves, their teachers, and other students — if they understand parent perspectives. Parents’ areas of concern are described, and implications for school counselors are discussed. Find out more by reading this post for school counselors.

Great People Have Great Mentors: Guide for School Counselors

As a School Counselor, you inspire and encourage students to consider their talents, interests, and abilities in the exploration of future possibilities and potential. You provide important connections to resources and information about the education, training, and careers that await these young people. The information in this booklet is a reminder that working with students with disabilities is very much …

Disability.gov’s Guide to Student Financial Aid

Student financial aid can come in several different forms – scholarships, grants, work-study and loans. This guide explains financial aid options for students attending or planning to attend college or career or technical school. You’ll learn about applying for federal student aid, scholarships for students with disabilities and other types of financial aid to help you pay your tuition, fees and other …

Job Accommodation Network (JAN)

The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.