Postsecondary Transitions

Summer is an important time for students transitioning to postsecondary education. An excellent resource to help transition planning is the Regional Assessment and Resource Centre (RARC) Transition Resource Guide (

Parents and students can also read an updated version of the LDAO document, Accommodating Students with LDs in Postsecondary Studies 2019, to get a better understanding of how accommodations work at the postsecondary level.

Most colleges and universities offer summer transition programs for students with disabilities entering their institution. These can be very helpful in linking students to the accessibility offices and orienting them to accommodation processes. For more information: Postsecondary Summer Transition Programs 2019