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Fairleigh Dickinson University - Summer Readiness Program
FDU’s 8-Day Summer Experience (July 10th-20th) helps college-bound high school seniors and recent graduates with language-based learning disabilities successfully prepare for college. Led by experienced faculty from FDU’s acclaimed Regional Center for Learning Disabilities, students will advance their executive function and engagement skills. Sessions target 4 key areas critical to college success. Students can attend in-person on FDU’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, NJ, or participate online. Tuition is $650 for morning classes and an additional $200 for optional afternoon classes in reading or math.

Georgian Court University - TCS Program
The Transition and Career Studies (TCS) program is a four-year transition and postsecondary inclusive residential program at Georgian Court University for students with intellectual disabilities. Summer Programming includes: Zoom Information Session for Families , June 10th 7-8pm; GCU Summer BBQ Open House for High School Juniors and Seniors+, August 17th 12-1pm. Please let the TCS staff know if you plan on attending either event by emailing them at: tcs@georgian.edu.

Landmark College
Open House
Landmark College is hosting an Open House on the afternoon of Friday, June 9th. Families will be able to tour campus, talk with current students and staff, learn about available scholarships and financial aid, and interview with admissions counselors during their visit. Students who apply to Landmark at the Open House will be entered into a raffle drawing to win a free iPad® and other great prizes.  

Summer Programs
High School Summer Program - Rising high school juniors and seniors who find it challenging to keep pace academically and want an introduction to college; running July 8th - 29th
Summer College Readiness Program - Recent high school graduates preparing to enter college in the fall (admission to a college other than LC is required to participate); running July 16th - 29th.
5-Day Online Boot Camp - This intensive online program supports new and current college students who want to be better prepared and more confident as they start their Fall semester; running July 17th - 21st.



A Parent's Guide
A resource for parents to assist in the transition from high school to college can be accessed through the above title link.

Things to Consider during Transition for High School Students with IEP/504 Plans

College planning resources available through BestColleges.com:
An Overview of College Resources for Students with Disabilities 
College Guide for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
College Guide for Students with Learning Disabilities
College Guide for Students with Physical Disabilities 
College Guide for Students with Psychiatric Disabilities
College Guide for Students with Visual Impairments

Career Guide for Students with Disabilities
A career planning resource available through BestColleges.com

Career Resource for Students with Disabilities
A resource outlying options for students available through Zety.com

Scholarship Resources for Students with Disabilities
A resource for scholarships and financial information available through AffordableColleges.com

College Resources for Students with Disabilities
A collection of resources from Rutgers University for parents and students

Financial Aid Resources for Students with Disabilities
A financial aid resource available through GoodCall.com 

Resources for the Blind/Visually Impaired
A collection of both college and scholarship/financial aid resources.