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Higher Education

High School Diploma/Equivalent

Greece Community Education

Greece Community Education, a self-sustaining division of the Greece Central School District, is one of the largest programs of its kind in New York State. The department has four components: Adult Literacy, Community Programs, EduCare (Before and Afterschool program), and Workforce Development. https://greece.augusoft.net/

Transition to Work

Project Search

Project Search is a high school transition program is for 18-21 year olds with intellectual and developmental disabilities that provides training and education leading to competitive employment. It serves as an alternative for students in their last year of high school. The Project SEARCH partnership involves a large business, a school district, a not-for-profit agency that provides employment supports for people with disabilities, state vocational rehabilitation services, and state offices for people with developmental disabilities. For more information, visit: https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/strong-center-developmental-disabilities/programs/project-search.aspx

College Opportunities

Center for Disability and Education

The Center for Disability and Education provides high quality information to people navigating the world of disability.  The Center provides expertise, guidance, and linkage to community members, students, families, school districts, non-profit agencies, and higher education institutions.

https://www.rochester.edu/warner/cde/

ThinkCollege.net

ThinkCollege is a federally-funded coordinating center at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, brings together opportunities from across the country in one searchable website. Today, there are some 265 work-readiness college programs for students with intellectual disabilities - a big leap from 2004, when there were just 25. To learn more, visit: https://thinkcollege.net/

STEPS - Student Training & Education in Public Service

Steps LogoIf you’re a student with a learning or physical disability, there are many resources to help you with homework, studying, and navigating daily life. Colleges and universities are continually strengthening their support services and resources, partially because of recent improvements in digital technologies but also because the number of people with disabilities attending college has increased.

Contact Stacey Smith @ StaceyL_Smith@urmc.rochester.edu or call (585) 276-7932 to add your services to this list, make changes or suggestions.