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Student Led IEP 
Student Led IEP
Money and Budgeting
Cents & Sensibility
A guide to money management for people with disabilities

The IEP, Individualized Education Program, is a written document that's developed for each public school child who is eligible for special education. The IEP is created through a team effort and reviewed at least once a year.  The document below will give you information about IEPs and how you can participate in your own IEP.  After all, if it is written about me, no one knows me better than myself.  Why not be a part of the team?

 

 

 

Cents and Sensibility

Everyone needs financial skills to make smart

decisions about money. As a person with a

disability, there are some additional things you

need to know to be sure you can get what you

need to live independently.

Credit and Budget Tips
from the GA Deparment of Labor

Credit and Budget Tips

"Money is one of the most important subjects of your entire life. Some of life’s greatest enjoyments and most of life’s greatest disappointments stem from your decisions about money. Whether you experience great peace of mind or constant anxiety will depend on getting your finances under control." Robert G. Allen

Employment Tips

 

 

Job Seeker's Tool Kit

 

Authored by Amy Pileggi, the Job Seeker's Tool Kit will help you through learning the necessary steps of becoming employed.  In this kit you'll find samples of 8 different documents including:  Sample Cover Letter, Sample Resume Layout, Sample Layout for Job References, Questions You May Be Asked By the Employer during an Interview, Questions You May Want to Ask the Employer at the End of an Interview, Sample Thank You Letter to Employer, Sample Regrets Letter, Sample Letter of Resignation to Employer

 

 

   

GVRA ~ Job Seeker's Resources
Georgia Vocational Rehabilitation Agency

Action verbs, Dress Matters, Resumes, Tips for Selling Yourself and Other improtant information can be found at the following links...All designed to help you get a job and keep it...Check out the valuable resources below. 

College Ready?  Check Out These Resources!

 

 

Disability Services at Colleges and Universities 

Disability Services at Oconee Fall Line Technical College

Reasonable accommodations are available to students who identify themselves as having a disability and as being otherwise qualified for admission to the College. Each student is responsible for providing documentation of his/her disability and requesting appropriate accommodations.
 

Disability Services at Middle Georgia State College, part of the Office of Student Affairs, supports the mission of the College and the rentention, progression, and graduation of a diverse student body by providing services for students with disabilities to meet federal guidelines and the complex needs of students with special needs.

 

Central Georgia Technical College recognizes the importance of encouraging and helping students with disabilities reach their full potential. The Special Populations Disability Services Office at Central Georgia Technical College coordinates services for students with disabilities in order to assist these students in realizing and maximizing their academic and personal goals.

Technology Tools

Technology can make learning fun and easier.  Check out the cool sites and tools below. 

GA Tools for Life
App Finder

Having a difficult time reading text from a book? How about math, do you find it difficult.  Maybe, you have a hard time staying organized.  GA Tools for Life has a list of great apps that can help you will all of these things and more.  Click on the link below to go to the App finder.

 

GA Tools for Life APP Finder

Center for AT Excellence

This organization works to improve assistive technology resources for individuals with disabilities of all ages.  They provide training webinars, consultation, and assessment services, as well as facilitating AT loans, demonstrations, and information about AT software and devices. 
 

The Center for AT Excellence

 

Resource List

 Whatever style of learner you are and whatever your learning needs may be, there is technology that can make learning more enjoyable and fun. Click on the file below for a list of resources based on learning differences.

 

 

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