The Department of Public Instruction’s Academic and Career Planning webpage is intended to equip students and their families with the tools necessary to make more informed choices about postsecondary education, training, and careers.
Tools, Guides, and Informational Resources
Aging and Disability Resource Centers
These centers provide information on a broad range of programs and services, including long-term care. They also connect people with disabilities to appropriate supports and services.
The BeforeAge18.org website provides online resources to help teens with disabilities and their families prepare and plan for adulthood.
Developmental Disability Programs and Information – WI Department of Health Services
This webpage is designed to help those with developmental and intellectual disabilities and their caregivers find programs that meet their needs.
Got Transition Website
Got Transition is the federally funded national resource center on health care transition. Its aim is to improve the transition from pediatric to adult health care through the use of evidence-driven strategies.
I’m Determined Transition Guide
A transition guide to help youth and their families transition to post-secondary education and training for a self-determined future. The I’m Determined project is a state-directed project funded by the Virginia Department of Education.
Independent Living Centers (ILCs) in Wisconsin
Independent living centers (ILCs) are consumer-controlled, community-based, cross-disability, nonresidential private non-profit agencies that are designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities, and provide an array of independent living services.
Living My Dream Guide – WI Department of Health Services
This resource guide is designed to provide information for students with disabilities, their families, and teachers, as they prepare for adult life.
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Wisconsin
NAMI Wisconsin works to raise mental health awareness, provide education and support, and improve the mental health system in Wisconsin.
National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: the Collaborative (NTACT:C)
The federally-funded National Technical Assistance Center on Transition: The Collaborative (NTACT:C) provides information, tools, and supports to promote effective services and instruction for secondary students and out of school youth with disabilities.