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Post secondary education (education after high school) takes many forms, from job training and certificate programs like welding and personal support specialist, to associates and bachelor degrees and beyond. The links below will help you connect with different colleges, and their special services departments to negotiate your accomodations, learn more about what you can expect from them and more.

Colleges in Maine; list of links to Maine public and private colleges and their disability services departments

College Answers; A for profit site run by Sallie Mae (a lending company), but with lots of useful resources and information about finding the right college, questions to ask and funding your education. 

Common Application; Complete one application to submit to hundreds of schools either in print or on line. 

Financial aid information; links to Finaincial Aid resources to fund post secondary education including FAFSA, FAME etc.

High School to college resources; Information on differences between high school and college accomodations and how to get them.

Maine Adult Education Association; A great post-secondary training opportunity available locally is adult education.  Maine Adult Education Association provides links to adult ed programs state wide.

Transition of Students with Disabilities to Post Secondary Eduation: A Guide for High School Educators; A Department of Education resource from their Office of Civil Rights