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The National Resources for Advocacy, Independence, Self-determination and Employment (RAISE) Technical Assistance Center works with the seven (7) Rehabilitation Service Administration (RSA)-funded Parent Training & Information Centers to develop and disseminate information and resources that increase their capacity to serve youth and young adults with disabilities and their families.


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Join Us for the Next RAISE Webinar

College Transition for Students with Disabilities: Information for Service Providers
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm (EST)

Students with physical disabilities, health conditions, and learning differences face
a different set of challenges when transitioning to college.

This webinar will:
● Review the differences between IDEA and the ADA
● Discuss the evolving role of the university disability support office
● Outline areas on campus where students may request accommodations outside of
● Examine transition and accommodations for medically complex students
● Take questions

Participants will receive a handout with online resources for:
● Transition planning
● Accessing support in college
● Transition guides and tips for specific health conditions and physical disabilities

Annie Tulkin

Annie Tulkin is the Founder and Director of Accessible College , where she provides college
transition support for students with physical disabilities and health conditions nationally. Annie
was the Associate Director of the Academic Resource Center at Georgetown University for
nearly 6 years. In that position she supported undergraduate, graduate and medical students
with physical disabilities and health conditions and oversaw academic support services for the
entire student body. Annie has worked in the field of disability for over 10 years. She holds a
Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from DePaul University, a Masters in Special
Education from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Certificate in Health Coaching from
Georgetown University. Annie was a Peace Corps Volunteer (Mongolia, ‘03-’05) and a Fulbright
Fellow (Mongolia, ‘07-’08). She resides in Silver Spring, MD with her husband and toddler. Continue Reading Join Us for the Next RAISE Webinar


ACCESSIBILITY STATEMENT  ⋅  The people who work on RAISE are all members of the disability community and strive to be ever conscious of accessibility in technology. In compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act, we have endeavored to make our website as accessible as possible, less any undue burden that would be imposed on us. Compliance is an ongoing process. If anyone has difficulty accessing our website information and resources, we encourage you to reach out to us directly so that we can improve our efforts to accommodate our audience.