Education Resources: Ages 13-17
Parents tell us...
"I was afraid she was going to drop out."
"My daughter was bullied for half her sophomore year before she told me and we got help."
"He really struggled with all of the different classes, but the school worked with him to help him get through."
Testing for special education
High school options
Oregon Youth Challenge Program
Free online Oregon Virtual School
Private schools in Oregon certified for special education
IEP fulfillment within a private school
Special education services for military families
Guidelines for home schooling in Oregon: Oregon Department of Education
Special education grievances and support
Oregon Department of Education Mediation Handbook
Disability Rights Oregon legal support for special education grievances
FACT Oregon's resources and support for all students experiencing disabilities
Center for Appropriate Dispute Resolution in Special Education: CADRE family resources
Resources for making school successful
GEMSS: Genetic Education Materials for School Success
Steps to Success: Communicating Well With Your School
National Gateway to Self-Determination support in making decisions
Advanced education and training resources
Scholarships for youth with disabilities
Finding college programs for special needs students
Twice-exceptional (intellectually gifted students experiencing a disability)
Many students who are twice-exceptional have a delayed identification. Their disability might be hidden by their intelligence, or their disability could hide their giftedness. Many love to learn, but are not fond of school.
Oregon Department of Education: FAQs about Talented and Gifted Education
Sen Gifted.org: Is My Child Gifted?
Davidson Gifted.org: Articles on Intellectually Gifted Students Who Experience a Disability
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