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Rights and Responsibilities Change After High School

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Review the Rights and Responsibilities Change After High School Fact Sheet along with any other resources and complete the activity below.

Think about...

  • Do you lose or gain responsibility when you go to college?
  • If you need supports in school, whose job is it to make sure you get those supports?
  • If you need supports in college, whose job is it to make sure you get those supports?
  • Does the college have to change the admission requirements for you if you have a disability?
  • How is the role your parents play in high school different in college?

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Review the Rights and Responsibilities Fact Sheet along with any other resources and complete the activity below.

Instructions

  • Set up an in person, phone, or video call with someone from a high school and someone from a college
  • Download the Interview Recording Sheet
  • Ask each person the questions on the sheet and record their answers
  • Answer the reflection questions as you compare and contrast your rights and responsibilities in high school versus in college

Reflect

  • What similarities and differences did you discover between high school and college?
  • What are the differences in how you get accommodations in high school and college?
  • Whose responsibility is it to make sure you get the supports you need in high school, and how does that change when you enter college?
  • Why do you think it is important to know and understand these similarities and differences before you begin your college experience?

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