Transitioning to College

Helpful Links for Parents and Students


The links on the page below have been taken from a SEPTA presentation by Dr. Anthony Pantaleno, High School Psychologist. 


  • WNY Collegiate Consortium of Disability Advocates
    The organization was created to serve the needs of students with disabilities on college campuses, but has expanded its domain to include helping special needs students with the transition process from high school to college.
  • What are accommodations and how do I know which ones I might need?
    Students may take this quiz to help them determine what services they (the student) may need access to when they go to college. The survey will also help students see their strengths and weaknesses as a student so that they can work on building skills before college.
  • Marist College: Office of Special Services
    Students can click on the "self-assessment survey" link to take a quick quiz to help them assess what their strengths are and what their needs will be when they reach college.
  • College Board Website
    The College Board website will provide parents and students with information for taking the SAT's and Advanced Placement exams with testing accommodations.
  • Testing Accommodations for the PSAT/SAT and ACT
  • VESID Transition Webpage
    This website will help students with disabilities and their families to prepare for post school employment, community living and postsecondary education. VESID works alongside schools and families to help students successfully transition out of high school.
  • National Center for Learning Disabilities
    The National Center for Learning Disabilities offers information for parents and students on the college transitioning process.
Elwood Union Free School District
Thursday, May 05, 2016