Education/School Resources

COLLEGE

General Student Resources:

College for Students with Disabilities https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/best-accredited-colleges-schools-for-students-with-disabilities/

Guide to Student Disability Protections and Plans https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/parents-students-disabilities/

Resources for Students with Disabilities https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/resources-for-students-with-disabilities/

Going to College with Autism and Asperger’s https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/students-with-autism/

Career Resources:

Career Guides for Students with Disabilities https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/students-with-disabilities-careers/

Thriving in Trade School with a Disability https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/vocational-trade-school/people-with-disabilities/

Resources by Specific to Disability:
Studying with ADHDhttps://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/studying-with-adhd/

Going to College with Asperger's and Autism https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/students-with-autism/

Financial Aid:
Scholarships for Students with Disabilities https://www.accreditedschoolsonline.org/resources/scholarships-financial-aid-for-students-with-disabilities/ 

Financial Aid Options for Students with Disabilities https://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/college-resource-center/affordable-colleges-for-students-with-disabilities/

Career & Employment

Employment Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities Guide

This guide covers how to find a job that is a good fit, how to work through challenges and rights with employers, how to find jobs that can accommodate individuals with disabilities, and how to disclose a disability.  

https://www.learnhowtobecome.org/career-resource-center/careers-for-disabilities-abilities/

Michigan Career and Technical Institute

MCTI campus, 11611 W. Pine Lake Road, Plainwell. Operated by Michigan Rehabilitation Services within the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, MCTI provides vocational training in 13 career areas for adults with disabilities.

MCTI and its staff strive to promote the integration of Michiganders with disabilities into both the competitive workplace and the society in which they live. Students have the opportunity to be enrolled in technical training programs in automotive technology, cabinet making/millwork, certified nursing assistant, culinary arts, custodial, electronics, graphic communications, grounds maintenance/landscaping, machine technology, office automation, pharmacy technician, retail marketing and weatherization.

MCTI also offers health, psychological and social work services, sports and activities, housing, student government and much more. Learn more at www.michigan.gov/MCTI

Vocational Training for Adults with Special Needs