Preparing High School Students with Disabilities for College


Program Description:

This presentation will cover the differences between the laws for K-12 and post-secondary education for students with disabilities, whether or not to disclose a disability on an application, what to expect on campus, and typical services for students with disabilities.


Joy Breeden

Joy Breeden joined the Academic Counseling Department at the University of New Hampshire Manchester in July 2006 as an academic counselor and disabilities service coordinator. She advises students on the academic planning process, and class and major selection and coordinates accommodations for students with disabilities. Prior to joining UNH Manchester she was at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY where she was completing a Masters degree in College Student Personnel Administration. During that time she was also a graduate assistant in the Career Center at Canisius and she interned as an academic advisor at Canisius and assisted with disability services for students at Buffalo State College in NY. She received her Masters degree in College Student Personnel Administration at Canisius College in Buffalo, N.Y after going to the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Fredonia for her B.A. in Psychology. (*M)

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